INTERNET (AUGUST 12, 2018) (MUTE) (TWITTER / IDRIS ELBA%20Elba&redirect=yes"> & @RedbeardOfdoom) – All it took was one tweet from actor Idris Elba%20Elba&redirect=yes"> on Sunday (August 12) to fuel widespread speculation as to whether the British star would be the next James Bond.
“My name’s Elba, Idris Elba%20Elba&redirect=yes">” the Molly’s game star tweeted in the morning creating an online frenzy after it was shared over 18,000 times on the social media platform.
Elba followed up that post with “Don’t believe the HYPE…” later in the afternoon but already fans and media had started to comment.
“If you’re the next Bond, it will be the first Bond film I ever see” said twitter user @JOAEMP. That reply was one of over 2,600 comments posted on that tweet.
Actor Daniel Craig is confirmed to be returning to the role for the next Bond film but that still hasn’t stopped many speculating who will eventually replace Craig.
Representatives for Idris Elba%20Elba&redirect=yes"> have not replied to requests for commented on the Tweets.
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