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Idris Elba stokes the James Bond fires with his recent tweets…

August 12th, 2018 by Marc Comments

So, a few days ago there was a rumour that Idris Elba may be back in the running for the role of James Bond.

We didn’t report on it because, well, there didn’t seem to be anything concrete to it.

Word is that Bond producer Barbara Broccoli believes that it’s not a matter of if but rather when an actor of colour will become the world’s greatest spy.

“It is time….it will happen eventually,” she said.

She went on to add that Idris Elba is the man for the gig, in spirit at least: “Idris could do it if he was in shape. You need a guy with physically strong presence. Idris has that.”

James Bond 25 will be directed by Danny Boyle and sees Daniel Craig back as 007; Helena Bonham Carter is reportedly set to be the villain of the piece. .

Bond 25 is scheduled to be released in North Amercian theaters on November 8, 2019, with a UK release scheduled for October 25, 2019.

Anyway, Elba stoked the fires himself by putting out an enigmatic tweet mimicking the famous ‘Bond, James Bond’ line from the movies.

Here’s the Tweet:

Mind you, shortly after he tweeted:

Honestly, we doubt he’s set for Bond at this stage… but Never Say Never. I’ll get my coat.

Source: Independent

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….