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Although he had been for some time rumored for the role, Idris Elba is not for the racial connotations, and that the discussion about the fact that the next James Bond.
The 46-year-old British actor was the first choice for many fans, to be replaced by Daniel Craig, after he has finished his run as the iconic 007 character and the “Bond 25.” Elba himself has helped to fuel speculation that he will be the next James Bond, when he tweeted a selfie and wrote, “My name’s Elba, Idris, Elba, in the footsteps of the famous 007’s slogan.
However, he has since shut down those rumors and confirmed that he will not be the first black man to play James Bond. Speak it in Vanity Fair, the “Hobbs & Shaw,” the star explained that he no longer wants to talk to you about the idea of playing James Bond since the very beginning go hand-in-hand with a conversation about skin color.
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“James Bond is a highly desirable, iconic, beloved character that takes the audience on these sheer escapism trip,” he told the outlet. “Of course, if someone said to me,” do you want to play James Bond?,’ I’d be like, Yes!!! This is fascinating to me. But it’s not something that I have expressed as such, Yes, I want to be the black James Bond.”
“If you’ll just get discouraged,” he continued. “If you’re of a certain generation point of view is,” It can’t do it.” And it turns out to be the color of my skin. And then, when I’m not working, if it worked, it would be because of the color of my skin? This is a difficult position to find myself in if I didn’t need it.”
The island of Elba, previously spoke to Fox News about how the concept of diversity in film and TELEVISION and how they think the needle is moving a little too slowly. However, he acknowledges that it’s moving.
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“Yes, yes, yes, yes, and not just in Hollywood, but also in life,” he said. “You know, Hollywood is more and more influenced by the people on the street, and that’s a multi-cultural society, and for the most part. Especially in the uk where I live. There has been a massive move in the direction of. The progress may be slow, but it’s on a permanent basis. And for that, it is very important to us. It’s the same thing, as well as in the united states and the united kingdom, and The progress has been slow to move into the right direction. And it has been a slow, continuous movement.”
The island of Elba, it is a feeling motivated these days to take on new roles.
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“My life has been a creative,” he said. “I’m living a pretty full life in my profession. I get to travel the world, meeting new people and doing creative things. This means that you will always be given. I am in love with the show ever since I was 10 years old when I saw my first movie. And I thought, ‘I want to do.” And I still have to say that it is now, even if I have to be 45 years of age.”
Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.