Idris Elba in the next James Bond, rumors swell

Comedian Idris Elba is reportedly currently in negotiations to portray the villain in the next James Bond.

Rumor has it that he is a potential candidate to succeed Daniel Craig in the role of James Bond, finally, the British comedian is bouncing where we least expected him.

A completely original character

According to a source reported by the daily The Sun, Idris Elba would be negotiating his participation in the next James Bond in the skin of the villain, and this even though the name of the next actor who will play the famous agent is not still known.

This source states, “Idris had informal discussions with the studio and was told there was a role for him in the next Bond film, if he wanted to. He won't be playing the title role, but they do admit that they want to work with him on a completely original character for the next episode… and it looks like it would be the villain. ”

But who then?

At the time Daniel Craig was nominated to be James Bond, he was 38 years old. Idris Elba, 49, is immediately disqualified for the main role which is part of the duration. This still leaves the main favorites Henry Cavill, Tom Hardy, Henry Golding, Richard Madden, Tom Hopper, Sam Heughan and Rege Jean-Page in the race.