James Bond fans can finally let the dream die. Idris Elba will not be playing the iconic MI6 spy once Daniel Craig retires. Despite the persistent rumors that the actor was being eyed to potentially take over the franchise down the road, and a strong desire from many online to see that happen, it's officially been shot down by the actor himself. This dream casting appears to be as dead as anything has ever died. Idris Elba has come up in the past in connection to 007. Most commonly as a fan choice for the role. However, some recent rumors cropped up that connected him to the actual producers of the franchise as a contender for the next James Bond. Those rumors were debunked, but that didn't necessarily mean that Elba was taking the possibility off the table. Until Now. During a recent interview, when asked point blank about it, the actor had a blunt one word answer to offer those holding out hope on whether he was going to play James Bond or not. There you have it. Doesn't get much … [Read more...] about Idris Elba Gives Definitive Answer on Playing James Bond
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5 minutes ago Back when it wasn't clear whether or not Daniel Craig would ever return to play James Bond, many names were rumored to be in the running to take over as the super spy. Idris Elba was one of them. Now, we know that Daniel Craig will return at least once more to play James Bond, and the rumor that Idris Elba could take over the role next is back. The rumor comes via a conversation that apparently recently took place between Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and director Antoine Fuqua where he told her that it was time for James Bond to be played by a black actor, and she agreed that it would happen eventually. This conversation, reported by the UK's Daily Star, leads the site to claim that Idris Elba is in the running to take over the role. While Antoine Fuqua does specifically tell the Daily Star that Idris Elba could play the role, it's unclear whether or not the actor's name actually came up in the conversation between the two or not. For that reason the idea that … [Read more...] about Wait, Is Idris Elba Being Eyed To Play James Bond After All?
Henry Cavill, who plays Supeman in the DC Extended Universe and also stars in the upcoming Mission: Impossible – Fallout, thinks that his role in the spy franchise could help him land the iconic role of James Bond somewhere in the future. After 2015’s Spectre was seemingly Daniel Craig’s last outing as James Bond, a flurry of British actors were rumored to be up the role, including a few notable DC and Marvel alumni. Among the rumored stars to play the role were The Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy, Thor: Ragnarok‘s Tom Hiddleston, Man of Steel star Henry Cavill, and even Australian actor, and iconic X-Men star, Hugh Jackman. Eventually, Craig announced that he’d reprise the role once more under the direction of Slumdog Millionaire helmer Danny Boyle. Also read: ‘Reign Of The Supermen’ Sneak Peek Reveal’s DC’s Next Animated Film Although Craig will be playing the Jame Bond role once again, Henry … [Read more...] about Superman Actor Henry Cavill Believes He’s Ready To Play James Bond
With Daniel Craig set to play James Bond for the fifth and final time in the upcoming Danny Boyle film, the stage is set for someone new to step into the role of England's most famous secret agent. As usual, there are plenty of possibilities out there for a new James Bond, and one name which gets thrown around quite a bit is Henry Cavill. The actor is certainly no stranger to big action franchises and definitely looks the part, and Henry Cavill even told Yahoo Movies UK recently that his recent role in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT has done a lot to prepare him for the role, should he be fortunate enough to land it. After Yahoo Movies UK brought up James Bond as another franchise to add to his collection which already includes the DC Universe and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, Henry Cavill laughed. "Ah, James Bond," Cavill said. "I would love to do it of course. I think Bond would be a really fun role. It’s British, it’s cool. I think that now that I have my Mission: Impossible … [Read more...] about Henry Cavill believes Mission: Impossible prepared him to play James Bond
From Mamma Mia to 007? Dominic Cooper would love to play James Bond BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Dominic Cooper has thrown his hat in the ring to be the next actor to play James Bond, saying that he would “love the challenge”. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/from-mamma-mia-to-007-dominic-cooper-would-love-to-play-james-bond-37133977.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37133974.ece/812e9/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_b4e5af67-0992-4261-9b2c-751ab17cc570_1 Email Dominic Cooper has thrown his hat in the ring to be the next actor to play James Bond, saying that he would “love the challenge”. The British actor, who previously played Bond creator Ian Fleming in mini-series Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond in 2014, said he would enjoy the iconic role if he could make it his own. Cooper told Attitude magazine of his desire to play 007: “I’d love to. He’s an astonishing character. As … [Read more...] about From Mamma Mia to 007? Dominic Cooper would love to play James Bond