The “Luther” star was previously roped in to play Super Spy after Daniel Craig recently left the franchise.
Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to star in the next James Bond film, though it looks like Luther The star will not play Titanic.
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It was previously rumored that the actor was going to play 007 following Daniel Craig’s recent departure from the franchise, although last month he insisted he would not play the super spy.
He told ITV London at the premiere of the Netflix film as hard as they fall: “No, I’m not going to be James Bond.”
now, according to SunElba is in discussions about playing a villain in the next Bond film instead.
A source told the newspaper, “Idris has had informal talks with the studio and has been told that he has a role in the next Bond film if he wants to.”
“He won’t be the title character, but they recognize the amount of bridge and respect he gives, and they want to work with him on a completely original character for the next installment.”
The source added: “It’s still very early days for talks, but so far it looks like it will be a villainous role.”
Dwayne Johnson said last week that he aspires to be the next James Bond.
Actor opens up about his interest in the role after Daniel Craig retired from Bond no time to dieMILF in a new interview with Sir,
in a four star review of no time to die Granthshalaof Alex Flood described it as a “surprisingly emotional final part” for Daniel Craig’s Bond.
Meanwhile, Idris Elba has revealed filming on the upcoming Luther The film has started.
The actor, who will be reprising his role from the hit detective series as well as producing the spin-off film, announced the news on Twitter earlier this month.