Idris Elba has responded to those ‘James Bond’ role takeover rumours online.
Rumours started to speculate after news hit Daniel Craig might be signing off as 007 after the next film ‘Spectre’ is released next year. So the question is, who’s going to takeover?
In the recent Sony Pictures hack, co-chairman Amy Pascal thinks that Idris Elba should be the next star to take on the role, according to an email that was leaked.
After this news broke, US commentator Rush Limbaugh, stated that Idris “can’t be James Bond, because he’s black”, well… Idris has finally commented on the matter, saying this on Twitter:
“Isn’t 007 supposed to handsome? Glad you think I’ve got a shot! Happy New year people.”