“While chatting with Variety, 007 producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson discussed speculation of Idris Elba playing James Bond.
“The role of James Bond is still up for grabs. In a new interview with Variety, 007 producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson discussed speculation of Idris Elba playing the new James Bond, after the British actor claimed that he doesn’t see Bond when he “looks in the mirror.”
““We love Idris. The thing is, it’s [the next Bond film] going to be a couple of years off. And when we cast Bond, it’s a 10-12-year commitment,” Broccoli said. “So he’s probably thinking, ‘Do I really want that thing?’ Not everybody wants to do that. It was hard enough getting [Daniel Craig to do it].””
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