Idris Elba most likely to be next James Bond

Last Updated: Aug 10 2018 13:25

HOLLYWOOD- As Daniel Craig gears up to make one last appearance as James Bond, search to find an efficient replacement of him has gained speed.

And the frontrunner for the next James Bond is Luther fame Idris Elba.

According to a report on The Independent, director Antoine Fuqua had a discussion with Bond producer Barbara Broccoli about Elba’s chances of becoming the next 007.

Though no official announcement has been made and even Elba has denied being approached by anyone, names of many actors are doing the rounds.

Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston, Henry Cavill and Michael Fassbender are some of the names thrown into the mix.

Danny Boyle is directing the yet untitled film starring Craig as Bond for the fifth and last time. The film is due out in 2019.