Aug 13, 2018
By Andy Johnson
My name is Elba, Idris Elba…
That tweet from Idris Elba yesterday was all it took to fire up speculation that the English actor will play 007 when Daniel Craig finally gives up the role of James Bond.
If so, the 45 year old, who is best known for his work on the “The Wire,” “Luther,” and the “Thor” movies, would be the first black actor to tackle Bond.
Just hours later, he also tweeted a photo of the rap group Public Enemy as well as a lyric from one of their songs: “Don’t believe the HYPE …”