Idris Elba could be next James Bond, according to leaked emails

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Could British actor Idris Elba be the first black James Bond?! Sony seems to think so!

In the latest string of leaked emails, Sony Pictures Chief Amy Pascal suggests that Elba is next in line to star as the infamous James Bond in the hit action series.


“Idris should be the next Bond,” Pascal wrote in an email to Elizabeth Cantillon, a former executive vice president at Columbia Pictures nearly a year ago.

And while the current Bond, Daniel Craig, has committed to one more “James Bond” installment, Spectre, due out Nov. 5, 2015, reports claim that the English beau has been trying to ditch the role since he first inked a deal to star in the secret agent flicks.


“I’ve been trying to get out of this from the very moment I got into it. But they won’t let me go, and I’ve agreed to do a couple more, but let’s see how this one does, because business is business, and if the s— goes down, I’ve got a contract that somebody will happily wipe their ass with,” Craig told the Daily Beast in 2012.

Do you think Elba is cut out to be the next James Bond?!

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