This time, a report from UK publication The Daily Star has stirred excitement. In it, director Antoine Fuqua says that Bond producer Barbara Broccoli believes it’s time to bring some diversity to the role and has left the door open for Elba to potentially succeed the current 007, Daniel Craig.
— Calvin (@calvinstowell) August 10, 2018
Idris Elba should be Bond, Bourne, MacGyver, Jack Reacher, Flo from Progressive, ALF, the voice of Alexa and the permanent KFC colonel.
— Alex Baze (@bazecraze) August 10, 2018
AND IVE BEEN ASKING FOR THIS FOR YEARS. LETS GO.
It’s looking likely Idris Elba will be the next James Bond, Esquire reports https://t.co/Mx0kJsIyYN
— Jude (@wordtoJude) August 10, 2018
Mind you, no one has confirmed this publicly as of yet and CNN has reached out to reps for Elba, Broccoli and Fuqua.
But already Twitter is excited about the possibility, naturally.