There’s been much ado about Idris Elba as next actor to portray James Bond. Executives at Sony have joined the chorus of fans who believe The Wire and Luther actor would be the perfect choice to succeed Daniel Craig, while former Bond actor Roger Moore and author Anthony Horowitz have argued otherwise. A new video from Vulture provides further support for Team Elba, reimagining the latest trailer for Spectre using scenes extra suave scenes from Luther. See for yourself below.
For his part, Elba has embraced the idea of playing Bond. In a recent interview with Variety, he commented, “If human beings want to know if there’s any connectivity between all of us, the one thing I’ve heard around the world universally is that, ‘You’ll be great at James Bond!’ If it should happen, that’s proof there’s connectivity amongst human beings. If everyone wants something, they can make it happen. That would be true.”