Idris Elba doesn’t want to play James Bond any­more

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Ac­tor Idris Elba (right) has said he is no more in­ter­ested in play­ing the iconic role of James Bond (far right). The 45-year-old ac­tor said the rea­son for his dis­il­lu­sion­ment is as he be­lieves “no one” wants to see him por­tray Agent 007, re­ported Dig­i­talSpy.

“I think not. But you re­ally need to ask the pro­duc­ers. Like I can just (say), ‘Hey, I’m gonna play Bond next! No, it’s Idris. Hello?’ No one wants it,” Elba said.

Last month, Daniel Craig con­firmed on The Late Show with Stephen Col­bert that he will re­turn as James Bond in the 25th Bond movie. Craig also said that it would be the last time he would step in to play the fic­ti­tious Bri­tish spy,

PHOTO: DIA DIPASUPIL/GETTY IMAGES/AFP PTI

cre­ated by Ian Flem­ing, say­ing, “I just want to go out on a high note, and I can’t wait.”

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