The famous actor continues to silence rumors that he will be the next James Bond…
Expressing that he is tired of the James Bond questions that have been asked to him for years, Idris Elba continues to upset his fans who have put him in this role. The famous actor once again emphasized that he is not the next James Bond in the podcast program “The Shop”, where he was a guest, and stated that playing James Bond is not among his career goals.
“This is not a destination for my career,” said Elba, adding that portraying the famous spy will not satisfy him in any way. “Everywhere in the world I go, everybody asks me about Bond, and at this point, I think it’s beyond me. It’s beyond me. It’s not a question of whether I should or will I do it, it’s something imposed by the will of the people.”
Idris Elba would have been the first black actor to portray this most famous spy in cinema, if he had gotten the role of James Bond as the fans dream of. “If you agree with me playing James Bond, can you ask yourself why and answer why you really think I should? Is there any appeal to the idea of me being the first black man to play this character?” Elba said. asked the question.
James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has stated that the next James Bond may be of any ethnicity, but will definitely be male and British. Stating that we have at least two years ahead of us to meet the new 007, in which actors such as Regé-Jean Page, Tom Hardy and Jacob Elordi are mentioned, Broccoli underlines that the restructuring of the character is more important than the selection of the actor.