Idris Elba Addresses James Bond Rumors During "Yardie" Premiere

James Bond 25 ‘Danny Boyle quit after Bond villain casting CLASH with Daniel Craig

James Bond 25 ‘Danny Boyle quit after Bond villain casting CLASH with Daniel Craig

When asked by Good Morning Britain at the premiere of his directorial debut, "Yardie", if he was planning on playing Bond in the future, Elba responded in the negative. He was walking the carpet at the United Kingdom premiere of his directorial debut, "Yardie", when a reporter presented him with a martini and asked if he would like it shaken or stirred.

Actor Daniel Craig announced after the last two James Bond films, Specter and Skyfall, that he was exhausted of the character and meant to step down from the iconic role of 007.

Cold War star Tomasz Kot was set to play the Russian villain in Bond 25
Cold War star Tomasz Kot was set to play the Russian villain in Bond 25

"Stir-fried, actually", he quipped, according to the UK's Express. Elba didn't mince his words when answering in no uncertain terms, "No".

Many Elba fans have campaigned for the star of "The Wire" and "Luther" to be the first black Bond.

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On Tuesday, Craig and the producers announced that director Danny Boyle had left the film due to "creative differences". "It's interesting that the James Bond thing continues to go". When ITV asked if viewers were looking at the next 007, Elba said "no" and then walked away. Elba himself has even played along to an extent, posting a series of cryptic tweets about the role. As such, Idris Elba will not come on board as 007, disappointing fans worldwide.

The upcoming Bond film, 25th in the long-running franchise, would be Craig's last outing as the British spy.

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