Director Antoine Fuqua chatted to Barbara about who will take over from Daniel Craig, 50, if he hangs up his gun after the next Bond film, due next year. Back in 2014, Sony's then-studio chair Amy Pascal told a colleague that "Idris [Elba] should be the next Bond". There's also the fact that Elba plans to follow up his directorial debut Yardie with an amibitious adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, as actor, director, producer and musician - so he may well be too busy for Bond. It has now been reported that Luther and Star Trek: Beyond actor Idris Elba is in the running for the role.
Last August, Craig had revealed he would return to the iconic role one last time, having previously played Bond four times: Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre. "The London-born actor, 45, has both the appearance (he's 6'3") and cool charm to pull off the role.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, he said: 'It could be a woman - could be a black woman, could be a white woman, ' he said. And now, it appears a turn as James Bond is in Elba's future.
Holidaymakers evacuated as floods hit southern France
Ten people were taken to hospital suffering from hypothermia and minor injuries, said regional police spokesman Jerome Tallaron. Heavy floods have forced the evacuation of 1600 people - a lot of them campers - in southern France, officials say.
Manchester United wanted to pay £100m plus for Rafael Varane
Manchester United host Leicester City on Friday night in the Premier League's curtain raising clash of the 2018/19 clash. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has shed some light on defender Toby Alderweireld's future in north London.
There has been a bonafide grassroots movement to get Elba a role as Bond.
EON Productions" Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli told Deadline this month: "We are delighted to announce that the exceptionally talented Danny Boyle will be directing Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as James Bond in the 25th instalment of the franchise. MGM will distribute the film domestically while Universal Pictures will handle worldwide distribution.
The latest Bond film is scheduled to reach United Kingdom cinemas on October 25, 2019. We're done. All I want to do is move on'.
The Queen didn't look impressed when an adorable pony, called Cruachan IV, defecated in front of her at Balmoral Castle yesterday. The castle is open to the public until the end of July and has been prepared for the Queen's arrival over the last week.
As a result, Russian analysts say that fresh sanctions are unlikely to weaken Putin, at least in the short term. The shares of Russian state-controlled banks, the national carrier Aeroflot and other companies also tanked.
Smatterings of rain fell on Monday in parts of eastern Australia devastated by drought , but not enough to make a difference. The money is meant to assist farmers who are struggling with failing crops, water shortages and the cost of feeding animals.
In the full-length letter, Apple has explained in detail its location services and has answered all the 16 questions. Apple has responded to Congress' inquiry regarding data security and privacy practices.
Giles said the spotlight on the animals, while itself frightful news, has already led to skyrocketing worry about their plight. The pod's pregnancies haven't produced a viable offspring over the past three years, said the research centre.
Everton trebled their tally of summer signings from Barcelona on a productive deadline day for new manager Marco Silva. I know about Everton's players and I look forward to being able to play with my new team.
Such studies are conducted to estimate the need for the Commission's own actions and analyze the impacts of the possible options. After this agreement expired in 2012, a new letter of intent was signed by the same companies in 2013 and 2014.
We spoke to Kompany and Walker and they seem so intent to not drop below the mentality and standards they achieved past year . I think Liverpool need to go out of the Champions League pre Christmas to have a good chance of winning the league.
Written and directed by rock musician Crispian Mills , the film stars Pegg as a teacher at a British boarding school. Pegg also described Slaughterhouse Rulez as "a big metaphor for the United Kingdom privatizing things".
Another natural disaster has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok as the community battles to recover from Sunday's quake. Indonesia's geological agency said the quake was shallow, at a depth of 12km, centred in the northeast of the island.
CDC: 4 cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota
New Jersey health officials report that the state has seen its first case of West Nile virus in a human this year. August and September are traditionally the peak times for virus transmission of the mosquitoborne virus.
Discord Goes Up Against Steam With New Game Store
Discord today announced that the company has started beta testing a new digital game store with 50,000 of its Canadian users. Nitro subscribers will get access to games such as Saints Row: The Third and Metro: Last Light Redux , among others.
Man Utd open Chelsea talks for Zouma
It might be hard for him to get regular playing time at Chelsea this season, so sending him out on loan makes sense. Zouma arrived at Chelsea in 2014, with a lot of excitement around his talent.
Will Monster Hunter World PC Have Cross-Play With Console?
It's also already surpassed any other Japanese game in Steam history, and by extension it's Capcom's biggest PC title, too. Maybe once the PC version catches up to the PS4 and Xbox One versions in patches we can have this discussion again.