So, fans of the James Bond franchise have been desperately trying to get the films’ producers to realise that Idris Elba should be named as the next Bond.
They have now taken to Twitter to put their full support behind the British actor, and we are 100% with them.
One of the Bond producers, Barbara Broccoli has been very vocal recently about casting the next Bond.
She revealed in a recent interview that they are going to start looking for the next actor to play Bond in 2022.
I think this might be a bit late already, but that’s what she said.
She also revealed in the very same interview that the next Bond actor will not be a woman.
It seems as though as long as Broccoli’s in charge, Bond will never be a woman.
Fans really want Idris Elba to be cast as James Bond
The people calling Idris Elba "too old" to be Bond (or anything else for that matter) need to remove themselves from my timeline. pic.twitter.com/WkQH4rsc2z
— Fangirling&LovingIt – Ashley Stubbs Stan Account (@fannibalistic) September 27, 2021
i’m glad we can all agree that idris elba would make a great bond https://t.co/3RA6YAWn2b
— fuckjayno (@JohnOjajuni) September 28, 2021
For people saying Idris Elba is "too old" to play Bond. 🙄 But y'all would be okay with Daniel again. Too old. Sure. pic.twitter.com/W24lyJNQPD
— 🎃Fonzy 8: Resurrection🎃 (@FonzyNow) September 28, 2021
It doesn’t get any sexier than this. Put Idris Elba in an Ozwald Boateng tuxedo, give him a gun, a shaken not stirred martini , and a classic Aston Martin and let’s go! pic.twitter.com/AzoxSOd6Io
— Tessa (@CurtessaJacques) September 27, 2021
Idris Elba should be the new James Bond pic.twitter.com/nvDzDpF0Q8
— Jacob ❓0 ❓❓ (@Combatwacky) September 28, 2021
The answer is Idris Elba. You know the question.
— Dr. Jack Brown (@DrGJackBrown) September 28, 2021
The reason Idris Elba is trending?
Again speculation he could be next James Bond. I would love that
Idris would bring the cool, the CHARM and the sexy back to Bond, who once was the coolest icon on the planet
(before impostor Daniel Craig turned 007 into a mute stupid bouncer) pic.twitter.com/PtIOtJFIvg
— Tomi Ahonen Diligently Doctoring A General Ledger (@tomiahonen) September 28, 2021
Daniel Craig said something similar also, claiming that Hollywood needs to have better roles for women, and I get that and agree with it.
Anyway, as far as the next actor to play James Bond is concerned, Idris Elba is one of the names on the bookies’ lists.
However, he’s not that high up the pecking order, and that has to do with two things.
Firstly, he might be a bit too old to play Bond – he’s only three years younger than Daniel Craig, and that would be an issue.
Elba is 49 years old right now. Craig is 53, so there’s not that much of an age gap between the two actors.
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Would you like to see Idris Elba cast as the next James Bond?
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