Today Idris Elba responded on social media to the speculation that he could be the next 007.
Isn't 007 supposed to handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot! Happy New year people. pic.twitter.com/3g9lAl2Uo3— Idris Elba (@idriselba) December 27, 2014
In a recent email correspondence Sony Pictures Entertainment Co Chairman Amy Pascal revealed she was a huge fan of Elba's and would love to see him in the role.
Current James Bond Daniel Craig is contractually signed on to play the British super spy for one more film following the upcoming Spectre which hits theaters Nov. 6, 2015.