the Idris Elba Tweet was rather cryptic, but suggests that the British actor could be the next James Bond.
Days after they came reports that a producer of the film franchise was considering it to be the next secret agent 007, Elba Tweet: «my name is Elba… Idris Elba».
His followers took it as an indication that may be about to accept the role when Daniel Craig leave it next year.
From 2014 have emerged rumors linking Elba to the role, but he them has cannot be denied or confirmed.
my name’s Elba, Idris Elba. pic.twitter.com/kEyyaVg8JX – Idris Elba (@idriselba) August 12, 2018 45 years old actor, best known for its stakes in Star Trek, Luther and The Wire, has said in the past that he is too old to play the famous 007.
But he has never denied the speculation and said that the fact of being associated with James Bond makes him feel «like a national treasure».
Earlier this week, there were reports that the producer of the films of Bond, Barbara Broccoli, said that «it was time» for a non-white actor to take the role.
Getty ImagesDesde 2014 have emerged rumors linking Elba to the role, but he them has cannot be denied or confirmed.
Speaking to the Daily Star, the director Antoine Fuqua stated that Broccoli had told him that he felt that a black actor in the famous role «would happen eventually».
Broccoli is the daughter of Albert «Cubby» Broccoli, one of the men who started the official James Bond films franchise in 1960 with Sean Connery in the starring role.
Fans immediately reacted to rumors of Idris. Some tuitearon that «perhaps he just kidding».
«You can be kidding. Perhaps is in talks / negotiating a contract? I’ll wait for official confirmation before celebrating, lol», ZeroCharisma tweet.
«This… do mean what I think it means?», wrote LadyGouldian.
The idea of a black James Bond is not without controversy. Some people have said that not so as the character was initially intended.
«It was created by Ian Fleming and was his work of art,» says David Black, who helped direct the James Bond International Fan Club.
«Certainly as faithfully as possible should be what he wished. Otherwise, where we will finish? «.»
David Black suggests giving him another role to Idris: «(he) could be a very good villain in Bond», says.
«But I think that you must keep the context of Bond real. People imagine it as Sean Connery, who is probably the closest thing to what Ian Fleming imagined».
Getty ImagesSean Connery (the first Bond) prepares for a scene at the casino in Thunderball, the fourth film of 007.Se expects that the next Bond, directed by Danny Boyle, movie debuts in October 2019 and is likely to be the last of Daniel Craig to fulfill his contract for five films.
Craig is the sixth actor who plays the role, after Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan.
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