Idris Elba Should Be The Next James Bond According To Judy Dench

Dame Judy Dench has revealed that she believes Idris Elba should play the next James Bond, and if M thinks though, then so should everybody else.

We’re all pretty interesting to know who will be playing James Bond after Daniel Craig plays the British Secret Agent one last time in No Time To Die, and there are a lot of people who’ve been calling for Idris Elba to play the role.

One of those people is Judy Dench, who played M in the recent James Bond movies, so if M thinks it, then it should happen.

Judy Dench revealed this during her recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show on BBC. She was on the show promoting her upcoming movie, Cats, and she was then asked by the Irish interviewer who should play Bond next.

Here’s what she replied:

I knew he was up for [Bond]. In Cats I had the line to him, ‘You’ll never get to the Heaviside Layer. But during rehearsals I said, ‘You’ll never get to MI6’… But I think he might.

Judy Dench wants Idris Elba to play James Bond next

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Could Idris Elba be the next James Bond? (Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Read more: Is It Just Me Or Does No Time To Die Not Look Very Good?

So, it seems as though Dench and Elba were talking about him playing James Bond on the set of Cats, which is really interesting since Elba recently said he didn’t think he was going to get to play 007.

As for No Time To Die, the film’s first trailer was released recently and it looks pretty interesting.

However, I did have a few issues with the trailer, mainly the fact that Rami Malek seems to be playing the same exact villain we’ve seen time and time again in these Bond movies.

I think Malek is a great actor, but he does look like just another disfigured Bond villain who lives in the mountains surrounded by snow.

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