Idris Elba May Be the Next Actor to Play James Bond
Idris Elba May Be the Next Actor to Play James Bond Producers of the 'James Bond' movie franchise are starting to lean towards the idea of Elba taking over role.
Daniel Craig is currently set to play Bond for the fifth time, but sources say it's unlikely he will return for a sixth.
Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has also reportedly said "it is time" for a non-white actor to take on the iconic role.
Back in 2015, former 007 Pierce Brosnan said Elba would make a good Bond.
Elba himself told CNN in 2014 that he would love to play the role. Idris Elba, via CNN.