Idris Elba has taken to Twitter with his response to the rumours he will be the next James Bond.

Alongside with a selfie, the actor wrote: “My name’s Elba, Idris Elba” alongside the snap, quoting the 007’s renowned introduction.



Fans started to get excited that the Wire star could be replacing Daniel Craig as Bond Idris then tweeted a few hours later: “Don’t believe the HYPE.”

Rumours have been growing during the week that the British star, 45, will be the new British 007 super spy.



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