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Idris Elba Seemingly Responds to James Bond Rumors

Idris Elba took to his Twitter account to seemingly respond to the rumors that he could be the next James Bond.

On Sunday (August 12), the 45-year-old actor took to Twitter to write, “my name’s Elba, Idris Elba,” which is of course, a play on 007′s famous phrase, “the name is Bond, James Bond.”

Idris also posted, “Don’t believe the HYPE…”

If you don’t know, the current Bond, Daniel Craig, is confirmed for one more film in the franchise. Daniel‘s Bond 25 will hit theaters on November 8, 2019.

Idris Elba Lines Up 'Ghetto Cowboy' as Next Film Role

Idris Elba has signed on for his next movie role!

The 45-year-old Avengers: Infinity War actor will both star in and produce (via his Green Door Pictures) Ghetto Cowboy, based on the novel of the same name by Greg Neri, Variety reports.

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The film marks Ricky Staub’s feature directorial debut.

Ghetto Cowboy tells the story of “15-year-old Cole, who’s forced to live with his estranged father Harp (Idris) in North Philadelphia, where, despite the surrounding poverty and violence, he discovers the redemptive world of urban horseback riding.”

Ricky and Dan [Walser]’s brilliant script combines the energy and grit of an urban movie with the poetry and romance of the urban cowboy way of life,” Idris said.

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Idris Elba Gets to Work on Set in Ibiza

Idris Elba is seen filming what appears to be a tense phone call scene for an upcoming project on Wednesday (August 1) in Ibiza, Spain.

The 45-year-old actor was surrounded on set as he filmed the scene before taking a break.

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Idris, who is also a professional DJ, is set to perform in Ibiza later this week for his fans! Be sure to check out his set on August 4 at Pacha Ibiza.

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Idris Elba Films Upcoming Netflix Comedy Series 'Turn Up Charlie' in London!

Idris Elba is hard at work on the set!

The 45-year-old actor was spotted filming on the banks of the Thames on Tuesday (July 17) for new Netflix comedy series Turn Up Charlie in London, England.

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The show follows struggling DJ and confirmed bachelor Charlie, who is tasked with taking care of his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.

The show has been ordered for an eight episode first season, and is being co-executive produced by Idris as well.

FYI: Idris is wearing a Levi’s trucker jacket.

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Idris Elba Flies Into New York City with Fiancee Sabrina Dhowre

Idris Elba makes his way through the airport with his fiancee Sabrina Dhowre on Thursday (July 5) in New York City.

The 45-year-old actor wore a long-sleeved “Lion” top and jeans while Sabrina dressed comfortably in all black.

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Idris just landed a huge new role! He will be playing the villain in the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham as their characters Hobbs and Shaw. The film will be released in July 2019.

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