New reports suggest that market research has led producers on the upcoming 007 film to see Idris Elba as its leading man.

With Daniel Craig bowing out as lead after 'No Time To Die,' all eyes were on Idris Elba to finally throw on the tux once and for all. However, it's looking like he'll be settling for the role of villain now that reports are saying he's been offered a role in the next project. 

After years of high demand to see Idris Elba as the first Black James Bond, fans of the British actor get him trending on social media as 007 producer announced the search for Daniel Craig's replacement will begin in 2022.

Who's the big baddy in this one? Well, it happens to be a facially scarred Mr. Robot (Rami Malek)


LONDON (AP) — Even though Idris Elba isn’t trying to become the next James Bond, he’s disheartened that some people don’t think he should be considered for the spy role because he’s black. The British actor says in the August issue of Vanity Fair that it’s frustrating that there are people who say “‘It can’t […]

Dame Shirley Bassey exploded onto the music scene during the 20th Century as a powerful vocalist, and remains one of Britain’s most popular singers. Today is Bassey’s birthday and in her life, she’s marked many accomplishments, including singing three James Bond movie theme songs. Bassey was born in 1937 to a white mother and Nigerian […]


LONDON (AP) — Was that martini offered to Idris Elba at the “Yardie” premiere shaken or stirred? Unclear, but it was a good try by a reporter looking to find out if he’ll become the first black James Bond. Elba, who directed “Yardie,” was also hounded by a flying insect that buzzed him and fiancee […]

There have been rumors buzzing that Idris Elba could be playing James Bond in the next 007 movie, but it looks like they’re just rumors. Elba took to twitter to tell fans not to get too excited, “Don’t believe the HYPE…” he tweeted. This tweet came after he teased fans by posting a photo with […]


LONDON (AP) — His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond? British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond. The star of […]


Idris Elba will definitely play an estranged father in North Philly, and is now seriously being considered to take over as Agent 007 in the James Bond franchise, according to new reports. First, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Elba will star in and produce the indie film Ghetto Cowboy. The film follows 15-year-old Cole, who is forced […]

Ever since talk for another actor to play the iconic role of James Bond, all of social media has crowned British actor Idris Elba to be the one. Although it hasn’t happened yet, Alba has an entirely different idea in mind. The Grio reports that Alba wouldn’t mind seeing a Black woman play the role of […]

Oleebo saw the new James Bond movie, starring Daniel Craig! The much anticipated Bond movie has finally hit theaters! But does it measure up to its hype? Listen to the audio player to hear what he thought about the latest installment of the popular franchise in the latest Bootleg Movie Review!  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen […]