Idris Elba responds to James Bond rumours with cryptic tweets

IDRIS Elba has taken to Twitter to responded to rumours he would be the subsequent James Bond.

Alongside a selfie, the actor wrote: “My title’s Elba, Idris Elba” alongside the snap, quoting the 007’s notorious technique of introduction.

However as followers began to get excited that the Wire star can be changing Daniel Craig within the position, Idris tweeted just a few hours later: “Don’t imagine the HYPE.”

Buzz has been rising within the final week that the British star, 45, would be the new British tremendous spy after the franchise’s producer Barbara Broccoli informed director Antoine Fuqua she feels “it can occur finally” {that a} non-white actor will play the position.

Antoine added to The Daily Star: “Idris may do it if he was in form. You want a man with bodily robust presence. Idris has that.”

Idris Elba could be the next James Bond after a hint from producer Barbara Broccoli
Idris Elba may very well be the following James Bond after a touch from producer Barbara Broccoli
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The brand new Bond 25 movie is prone to be Daniel Craig’s final as 007 after he mentioned he wished to “exit on a excessive observe.”

Daniel, 50, first took on the position of James Bond in 2006’s reboot of On line casino Royale and returned for 2008’s Quantum of Solace, 2012’s Skyfall after which Spectre in 2015.

Idris is an action star in his own right
Idris is an motion star in his personal proper
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Barbara Broccoli said it was time for a black actor to take the role
Barbara Broccoli mentioned it was time for a black actor to take the position
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Bond 25, to be directed by Trainspotting helmer Danny Boyle, is at the moment scheduled for launch on November 8, 2019 within the US, with the Bond films usually launched every week earlier within the UK.

Daniel confirmed final November that he’d be returning as Bond for the fifth time however has additionally claimed it could be his final outing because the spy.

He informed Stephen Colbert: “I simply wish to exit on a excessive observe and I can’t wait.”

 Daniel Craig will shoot Bond 25 - his fifth film as the spy
Daniel Craig will shoot Bond 25 – his fifth movie because the spy
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Daniel is the third oldest actor to play Bond, after Sean Connery, who performed him at 53 in By no means Say By no means Once more, and Sir Roger Moore, who performed him at 57 in A View To A Kill.

Again in October 2015, Daniel made his well-known assertion about reprising the position of Bond, telling Time Out: “I’d reasonably… slash my wrists.

“No, not for the time being. By no means. That’s effective. I’m over it for the time being. We’re achieved. All I wish to do is transfer on.”


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