Idris Elba As The Next James Bond Was A Nice Idea, But Fake News

Earlier today, rumors swirled that Idris Elba was reportedly the frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as the next 007.
Director Antoine Fuqua reportedly spoke with James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, who told him that “it is time” for a non-white actor to play the iconic super spy.
However, according to UpRoxx that conversation never happened.
A rep for Fuqua threw cold water on the story saying “He never had a conversation with Barbara about the franchise or about any casting. . Watch video for more details.