Daniel Craig’s 007 successor: secret favorite back in the race as the next James Bond after a poll

Despite his age, Idris Elba is back in the running to succeed Daniel Craig’s James Bond, according to a report. Reason should be a secret survey.

Behind the scenes, producer siblings Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are working flat out to find the next James Bond. Not an easy task, because the list of favorites is long and every actor could gain completely new sides from Her Majesty’s agent. And: After Daniel Craig’s grandiose era, his successor will have to be measured by him – whether he likes it or not.

Hardly anyone has portrayed Bond so brutally and vulnerable at the same time. But Craig made the many opportunities that are now opening up possible. He was the first blonde Bond and the first to be deemed “not handsome enough” by the majority. With his first debut as 007 in “Casino Royale” he silenced his critics. The same is now wished for his successor.

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And how The Sun reported, one could be right at the front of the race again: Idris Elba. In general, the Brit has long been associated with the “James Bond” franchise. Elba is the clear favourite, but he is already 49 years old, so he would be 50 or even 51 by the time he made his first appearance. Age is actually an exclusion criterion, the next actor should not be too old after two films. The next Roger Moore? D rather not. Nevertheless, according to a source, Elba should be back in the immediate circle of favorites:

“Idris [Elba] has long been in talks to play a role in the next era of James Bond history. And last year he was considered for a role as the antagonist. However, talks about him starring resumed when the producers realized how popular he would be after secret market research. He was very popular with various invited film fans. They didn’t want to see him as an enemy, but as the hero.”

While Elba has the makings of an excellent villain or anti-hero, as he has proven in films such as Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw and The Suicide Squad, he also has the charismatic screen presence that one Bond’s own. You can see who is still in the race in our video.

Who will be the next James Bond? 11 candidates who could succeed Daniel Craig

Idris Elba has more chances of James Bond than Henry Cavill and Tom Hardy

Among the numerous candidates, three in particular stand out in the eyes of the fans: In addition to Idris Elba, there are Henry Cavill and Tom Hardy. In our estimation, all three would have been out of the running, whether because of age or because of their notoriety and other commitments. Since age seems to be less important, the whole thing is of course changing massively.

Taking the other criteria into account, Elba should still have the best chances. Because on the one hand, unlike Cavill with “The Witcher” and Hardy with “Venom”, he has no massive potential for conflict (apart from the possibility of a “The Suicide Squad” spin-off), on the other hand, despite “Luther” Elba has and his appearances as Heimdall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) does not have such a formative role that Bond could get in his way.

And: Elba herself is a big Bond fan, as this cool clip from 1995 proves:

What else do you know about the British agent? Try the James Bond Quiz:

James Bond Quiz: Test your knowledge of Agent 007!

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