Will Idris Elba be the Next James Bond?

Jennifer R. Povey
3 min readJan 25, 2022
Photo by Marcel Eberle on Unsplash

The rumor started a few years ago that Idris Elba was in contention to be the next James Bond. The outrage from racists only made it stronger. Even Roger Moore said “James Bond has to be English.” (He was promptly mocked because as any real fan knows, James Bond is not, in fact, English. James Bond is a Scot).

With Daniel Craig exiting the franchise, the rumors have, of course, come back. The…

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