Will There Be a Black James Bond One Day? Idris Elba Reportedly Tested for the Role

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The buzz on the upcoming James Bond film, Skyfall, has been ecstatic, so of course it’s time to rush past the present and look to the future.  And the future could hold a black James Bond.  If that seems like a highly unlikely possibility, then it should come as a surprise that Bond producer Barbara Broccoli met with Idris Elba (Prometheus) for the role according to Skyfall actress Naomie Harris.  “I didn’t realize that there was this talk and then I did a film with Idris,” said Harris, “and he said that he met Barbara Broccoli and that it does seem like there is a possibility in the future that there could very well be a black James Bond.”

Hit the jump for more.

luther_image_01_idris_elba.jpgDespite his conversation with Broccoli, Elba doesn’t seem interested in the role.  Earlier this year, he said [via Yahoo! Movies UK]

“I don’t want to be the black James Bond. Sean Connery wasn’t the Scottish James Bond, and Daniel Craig wasn’t the blue-eyed James Bond, so if I played him, I don’t want to be called the black James Bond.”

Unfortunately, that’s exactly what he would be called until he established the character beyond skin color, which I’m sure he could absolutely do.  However, until the first movie came out, he would be identified as the “black James Bond”.

While I can absolutely see Elba wielding the Walther PPK with a license to kill, it seems unlikely that he’ll ever don the tux simply because Craig is contracted for two more Bond movies.  By the time Craig is done with Bond, the 40-year-old Elba could be brushing up against 50, although Craig has said, ““I am not going to outstay my welcome. Someone else will have to have the chance to have a crack at this.”    Either way, it’s cool to know that one day a suave African-British gentleman could play James Bond.




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  • TheHOYT

    I’m down …

  • Kanwar

    Tom hardy///

    • Goop

      ????

  • Travis

    I just wonder how a white John Shaft would go over…

    • Sean

      The difference being that Shaft as a character is deeply rooted in distinctly in African American sub-culture. Him being black is central to not only the character, but his setting the plot lines of the movies. Even in the remake the villain was a racist.

      • Anonymous

        What a pile, so only white characters can be swapped?

      • Frank Black

        Bond is deeply rooted in white English colonial culture. Funny how its ok to erode that but if someone suggests black culture should be treated the same, you cry “racist”.

  • Travis

    FWIW, my pick for the next Bond would be Luke Evans.

  • Goop

    I think Chiwetel Ejiofor would be awesome in that role. He’s smooth and a bit younger that Idris (black brits have cool names). Black Bond fans, like myself, will love Bond films regardless of whether he’s Scottish, blonde, brunette or what have you, but it’d be cool to have a brown Bond (of any ethnicity, really) given an action movie of this caliber.

  • Daniel

    I’d be cool with him as Bond but clearly many wouldn’t. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be in one or more of them. He could play a villain, an agent, be Bonds partner which would be a new direction, or even the new M! Judi Dench can’t do it forever, especially with Javier Bardem apparently trying to whack her.

  • Chad

    We don’t need a black James Bond. Sorry, but that’s not the character. Just like we don’t need a black Han Solo, or a black Indiana Jones, or a black Batman or Superman.

    • victorinox

      Or a Black NICK FURY……..

      • Anthony

        Dude, what’s wrong with a black Nick Fury?
        Jackson made that role cool, (but maybe you prefer David Hasselhoff version?) now was it cool because he’s black? Or because it was Jackson?

        I can think of plenty of black actors that would fall short in that role, so it’s not a black thing,

        So must be a Jackson thing,

        I don’t care what colour the car is as long as it wins the race,

      • mmm

        In Marvel Ultimate Comics, Fury is black.

      • Dr. Jones

        I just love it when people dont get the obvious sarcasm. :D

    • The Truth

      That’s pretty racist guy.

      • Luke

        Way to make blanket judgements. Your definition of racism must be pretty damn broad.

      • The Truth

        It’s totally racist. What’ s a logical argument that bond can’t be black? Nothing about the character necessitates it being portrayed by a white man. Bond is suave, a member of M15, an orphan, and a ladies man. Nothing that is exclusive to a white ethnicity.The truth is you can’t handle the idea of a powerful blackman on screen. A black bond will make your head explode. Your only problem with it is your predujiced. Sorry I didn’t tiptoe around your racism to preserve your feelings but racism needs to be called out. It doesn’t happen enough in America today.

      • Frank Black

        So whats wrong with leaving him white then? or are you an anti white racist?

      • Luke

        MY RACISM! I made no comment on the article whatsoever. I simply remarked on how you throw the term racism around so freely! Of course your only response was…to naturally accuse me of racism. Apparently you have racism on the brain. Here is the REAL definition of racism:
        A belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to rule others.
        You’ve got issues. Seriously.

      • The Truth

        @ Luke. Sorry Mr. Grand Wizard, look below to see my response to your comment. Damn this collider commenting system.

      • Anthony

        @Luke &@The Truth,

        Come on guys, you’ve just got a crossed wire here,

    • Goop

      Help me understand this pushback. I don’t think a black Bond is culturally necessary, but I don’t think it’s so offensive either. Han Solo and Indiana Jones have only been played by one actor through the entirety of their existence, so I don’t see how they’re comparable. Bond, on the other hand, has been played by many different faces. What changes if one of those faces is black? Many different ethnicities enjoy and admire the Bond character. Why would we expect a black Bond to be admired any less by longtime Bond fans.

      I’m not trying to be antagonistic, I’m really just trying to understand the resistance to this idea.

  • One

    Im not against a black bond- but I’m more of a traditionalist. Tom hardy or Michael fast-bender after Craig is finished.

  • J.R.

    why are they doing this? just to get more money? or piss more fans, I still dont get it? James Bond is white and that it? If you want a Black James Bond invent another character a new one with the same characteristics, I still dont get it why fix or “improve” something that isn’t broken? KaQ this!?

    Probably in the future we will see a Lethal Weapon remake with a Black Riggs and a White Murtaugh,…….why? Can someone explain?

    • Anthony

      Why not, does it really matter?
      You have two cops, ones a family man, the other a loose cannon, (that’s so 80′s LOL)
      Colour is not an issue to who plays either role, outside of colour what would it change?

      • J.R.

        Well in Lethal weapon it could work, but don’t have to call it LW, just another fresh idea the point is don’t fix if it aint broken, James Bond is White! Batman Bruce Wayne is White! Wonder Woman is White! we don’t need black version of them! just invent new characters and that it!

  • Anthony

    I wish Colin Salmon would have been Bond,

    But the world as grown in culture enough for this to work,
    Sure some would be shocked by this, but many would welcome it, myself included,

    But Elba is right, you don’t want to be the “black” James Bond, that would be distinction that would detract, (if colour is all that sticks out, then you are missing the point) but a 21 century Bond, is something else, (and look a Nick Fury, was a white guy, but Jackson made it cool)

    If you have issue with this, then ask yourself, what colour is British?

    • Charlie

      British the nationality or British the ethnicity? You do realize that the Britain’s are a race of people of Celtic origins who predated the Roman and Anglo Saxon invasions? Just like the Scot’s are a race of people and the English (originally the Angles) are a distinct race of people. i.e. white people. You can be Scottish (i.e. born there) and not be a Scot. So the answer to your question is the British people are white.

      • Goop

        I think every time you say “race” you mean ethnicity.

      • Charlie

        I stand corrected. The “race” I suppose would be the Celts. The ethnicity British, Welsh,Scottish, Cornish etc.

    • J.R.

      OMG Nick fury is no James Bond! Nick Fury is a character from the comics that its know only to people from comic book world, a btw Nick Fury was Black in the Ultimate Avengers (storyline) and it was drawn as Samuel L Jackson, I guess nobody cared but James Bond is well know, if you want a Black James Bond then ask the studios to remake Shaft!………

  • Nomis1700

    Haha, how about no.

  • Mr.Rich316

    To bad he wasn’t Alex Cross. Then maybe people might have been interested.

  • Anthony

    No, it is not, trace any linage back and you will see a mix of genetics,
    Where did the Celts come from? Or the Romans or Anglo Saxons?
    And their ancestors before them, mix, mix, mix……..
    You yourself are a product of millions of years diversity
    Or did you think that Romans just popped in to existence?
    (and do you really want to know what happens when you have too much inbreeding?, nasty)

    Today Britain is a divers mix, if you are born here you are British,

    Did I mention I’m British?, English mum, Spanish dad, born in the England, (I thought the spelling of colour with a u would have given me away?)

    Would that make me less British because of a Spanish dad?

    • Charlie

      The question was about “British” people. Not humanity at large. Obviously we all come from the same origins if you go back far enough. If you would reread my post you will see that I differentiated between nationality and ethnicity. British nationality would include all those who hold UK citizenship. Ethnically British would be those descended from the Celtic tribe of the Britains. That would make you a British citizen and ethnically half English and half Spanish. The poster asked what color is British and I answered correctly. I can explain it to you a third time if you still don’t understand.

      • Anthony

        No need to be patronizing Charlie, but you seemed to have missed my point,
        At what point would you call an Anglo Saxon, Roman or Celt etc British?
        (if you know anything at all about British history you would know that it is not just Celtic, and what was there before the Celts?)

        And by your own standard if “British citizenship” is independent of genes then any colour is British, correct? So you can’t claim it to be White

        I asked “what colour is British?”

        You could have cut to the chase by just agreeing with me,

        Ethnically?
        The fact of the matter is that Britain was never one race, or ethnicity, as it covers Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England,
        And there has never been a “pure strain” (as they are constantly mixing) of any race, there are plenty of people running around who claim to be Anglo Saxon, but are part Roman part Celt part X,

        So Ethnically Britain has always been mixed, doesn’t make it any less British now does it?

  • Anthony

    No, it is not, trace any linage back and you will see a mix of genetics,
    Where did the Celts come from? Or the Romans or Anglo Saxons?
    And their ancestors before them, mix, mix, mix……..
    You yourself are a product of millions of years diversity
    Or did you think that Romans just popped in to existence?
    (and do you really want to know what happens when you have too much inbreeding?, nasty)

    Today Britain is a divers mix, if you are born here you are British,

    Did I mention I\’m British?, English mum, Spanish dad, born in the England, (I thought the spelling of colour with a u would have given me away?)

    Would that make me less British because of a Spanish dad?

  • Dexter

    I like Idris Elba but jesus christ. I”m so sick of everyone harping on making the next James Bond to be black.

    Why not make the next James Bond to be Asian, Middle Eastern, Latino, and etc? Or Hollywood can be edgy and make him gay. Everyone need calm down and stop pushing this agenda down our throat and push for a black James Bond.

    • Anthony

      I wouldn’t care if the guy was Friggin purple with green spots if he did Bond well,

      Which is more important, a guy that can do the role justice, or his colour?

    • Sara

      Idris Elba has the necessary to be a Bond. I mean, I am white and I don’t care about it.
      This guy was in The Wire and he has now Luther. He is amazing actor, and has the elegance do to Bond.

      and stop commenting here. Comment by facebook, is so annoying to write name,email and security code.

      • Bill

        Your grammar make makes my head hurt, but I digress. Is it necessary for Bond to conform at least somewhat to what Ian Fleming described in his book? Why does Bond have to be male? Why not of Indian decent? Why not Middle Eastern? Would people be upset if Alex Cross starred Colin Farrel? Would it matter to the overall story if Cross was played by a talented white actor? Why not make Cross Latino? There are plenty of talented Latino actors out there…

      • Sara

        English is not my first language. I don’t care what you think about my grammar.

        I don’t care if he is latino, black, middle east.

        I just think Idris Elba has what takes to be a Bond. That’s all…
        and honestly….. maybe because I am from Brazil, but I don’t see his race more than his personality. I watched many shows and films with Idris Elba and I think he is perfect.

        for those that discuss about Bond being white. C’mon The Dark Knight Rises the cast was all white. Ra’s Al Ghul, Talia al Ghul and Bane. and I didn’t have to think too much about it, imagine how many whitewashing happened in hollywood

      • Goop

        @Bill, I don’t think anyone would mind if Bond was Indian, or Middles Eastern. I also don’t think anyone would mind if Alex Cross was latino. Just because an idea hasn’t been suggested doesn’t mean that people are against it. So don’t use contrived examples to try and make a bs point.

      • Frank Black

        The brits hate muslims. Not one of them would ever agree to a muslim Bond. It would kill the franchise dead in the water.

      • Bill

        Look, the problem is that James Patterson wrote Alex Cross as a Black character, not a Latino character. Ian Fleming wrote James Bond as a white character. There’s nothing wrong with it either way. Just be true to the author’s intent is my point. Idris is a great actor and rightly wants nothing to do with stunt casting. He should be an A list actor right now – I love him on the Wire. Race has nothing to do with this argument on my side – I am a quite simply a Bond purist and want as few deviations from Flemings vision as possible.

  • Alex-mansy

    Yo! Bond nigger, James Bond inda house.

    New Bond lines
    shake it up! not stirred bro

  • Alex-mansy

    Yo! Bond nigger, James Bond inda house.
    New Bond lines
    shake it up! not stirred bro

    • Nate H

      Wow, that’s the most racist thing I’ve seen all day. People like you are probably the reason that Elba doesn’t want to play Bond – even though he’d be awesome at it. Enjoy your prejudice.

      • Frank Black

        dude is funny, ease off

    • Anthony

      I feel the more appropriate reply would be
      “Oh no he didn’t”

      LOL

  • Nate H

    I actually think Elba would be awesome as Bond, but I agree with him that people would only see him as a black version. I don’t see anything wrong with it, though – Bond is interchangeable by his very nature. The character is designed to be suave, sexy, and dangerous…and that’s it. There is no deeper character (until the Danial Craig version, anyway). Bond movies aren’t about how Bond changes and grows as a character, and because the stories aren’t character driven it doesn’t matter who plays him. I’d be fine with an Indian or Asian Bond as well – if it was the right person. People were upset that Elba was playing a traditionally white superhero in Thor, but that turned out fine (the person most out of place was the asian actor playing Hogun who had an accent when literally no one else had one). I think it would be fine. But we’ll never know…

    • Agent777

      Timothy Dalton?

  • 007fan

    Not the first time a black actor has been up for or speculated for the role.
    Colin Salmon who played Tanner in the Brosnan Bond movies was specualted for a crack at the role one day. he was even Brosnans stand in for some of the Bond girl screen tests in a few of the Brosnan era films.

    Would have totally enjoyed him in the Bond role. Just as long as its anyone but P Diddy remember that whole perfume campagin that he had trying to show he should be the next james bond a few years ago.

  • 007fan

    And we have had a both White and Black actors play CIA Agent Felix Lighter in the Bond Films a character who was orginially written White. I see no reason why a black or hispanic actor even couldnt portray Bond.
    I think especially if you subscribe to the theory that Bond is merely a Code name like M or Q, or Moneypenny,

    • Agent777

      James Bond is half Scottish and half Swedish. He is also a cypher for Fleming and various people he knew in the intelligence service is WW2. Bond’s mixed European ancestry aids him in blending throughout Europe, and all his major adversaries share his mixed heritage. Drax is German and British, Mr. Big is Haitian and French, Dr. No is Chinese and German, etc. etc. So a very important element of Bond is does, he look like someone who would stand out like a sore thumb around the world and does he look like someone you’d have a hard time I.D.ing?

      • Frank Black

        A Mexican playing a white English man? You are deluded.

  • The Truth

    A belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to rule others. e.g : “We don’t need a black James Bond. ”

    Sorry I misattributed who made the original quote. I just figured that if you’re defending it your a dumbass rascist too. So you’re a dumbass rascist too. Saying Bond “shouldn’t” be black is just your way of being rascist without the stigma of donning a ghost costume and burning crosses. It’s completely rascist no matter how you want to spin it. All this reverse rascism crybaby shenagigans is played out fella.

  • Agent777

    Personally I’d like to see Bond taken back to his roots, back to the Fleming character and to fighting Russians, the Mob and SPECTRE. If that’s not the direction the series goes I’d be fine with black Bond if it a actor who still captures the Bond spirit. But their is a danger in deviating to far from the character, look at Felix Leiter, the only actors to do the role right are David Hedison and Bernie Casey (a black guy) because they did justice to the character. The others were miscast (old, bald and fat, or too 80′s) or misdirected, like Jack Lord and Jeffrey Wright, fine actors, but rather dull Felix’s.
    However…. Bond is a literary character and does have a back story that can’t be ignored, and while I would freak out over a black Bond, I wouldn’t really see much of a point. My only criteria is that they be British (ever see the picture of James Brolin as bond? Lame!)

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  • Strong Enough

    people keep saying nick fury was black. YES in the Ulitmates universe Nick Fury is BLACK!!

    • Anthony

      Yes, but most of the time In the history of marvel he was portrayed as white,

  • Andrew

    I think it is clear that we need a black man as Wonder Woman. You all must be racist and sexist to think that it isn’t about time for that.

    • Goop

      HA! HA! You think you’re being clever.

    • Anthony

      LOL,
      That would be a challenge to a method actor,

      But look, we’ve had a female Starbuck in Battlestar, and we now have a female Watson played by Lucy Liu, you can’t say that doesn’t work,

  • TK

    Idris Elba is clearly capable. My biggest issue here is that the Bond films have carried a rough continuity, even despite different actors. While it was sort of rebooted with Casino Royale, even so that’s three movies with the same overall history. Suddenly changing actors can be jarring enough (they even had Lazenby reference it in the teaser for On Her Majesty’s Secret Service); but suddenly changing race becomes a curiosity: do they acknowledge it? Do they not? GoldenEye had a female M and made a point of acknowledging it in a broader context. For continuity’s sake, I’d rather him not be in an official Bond film. However, if someone wants to make an unofficial Bond movie like the other to Casino Royale movies or Never Say Never Again, Elba might be an interesting choice.

    But since this always turns into “we can/can’t have a black ______”, why after at least 3 adaptations has there been no black “Little Women”? tongue firmly in cheek.

  • Roberto DaCosta

    If they’re open to, and creatively/financially committed to, going in another direction then I think Elba (or any great non-White actor/ress) playing Bond could be historic and groundbreaking. But like Elba said, it can’t be the ‘Black’ James Bond (as in an opportunity to play into a bunch of Hollywood stereotypes of Black people) – it has to be the ‘Elba’ James Bond (which, given Elba’s identity as a Englishman of African descent still leaves it open to having a compelling subplot related to race and white English establishment privilege). The real problem with all this is we’re not in a weak Timothy Dalton Bond era. Craig has been outstanding as Bond (ltho the writing/directing has been meh), so any comparison of Elba to Craig right now will only hurt Elba’s future chances.

    And for the record Celtic is NOT a race, it’s an ethnicity. And for the record race is only as real as we, human beings, have socially constructed it to be.. there is little proof of our genes being any different between ‘races’ than within, in terms of variability… ironically there IS proof of MORE gene variability within races than between (go figure, lol).

    And finally, please believe ALL our reactions to James Bond being portrayed by a non-White actor ARE either directly or indirectly rooted in an ingrained racism that it inescapable (that goes for non-Whites too, altho it makes more sense to call it an inferiority complex). Parse and rationalize your explanations for your dislike of a non-White person playing Bond all you want (and it’s relatively easy to do with all the convenient ‘perspectives-presented-as-grand-truths’ we have at our disposal, but it is what it is.

    • Anthony

      Roberto DaCosta, Wow I rarely get to disagree with someone to such a degree,
      Every incarnation of Bond brings something different to the table, each new actor bringing a different interpretation, a black Bond is more a when than if, it’s just finding the right social climate for this to not be a gamble, now the first black guy to play Bond will have to contend with the issue of being the first black Bond, it’s unavoidable, (as it’s a break in the pattern/tradition of what many have come to expect)
      Which means the first guy has to be a form of snow plow that let’s it be easier for those that follow,
      And as this will be an issue the character would need to be played in a strong way, so it does not get swallowed up with with just being black, it’s tough, but unavoidable, so it’s not about the creativity of putting a black man in the role, that’s more of a cultural thing, but the actor will have to bring something to the table to offset that attention, otherwise being a black Bond would be seen a a reinvention gimmick,
      (btw I actually liked Daltons Bond, not a fan of Moores though, and I don’t see Craig being a threat to Elba I’m sure he can hold his own)

      I would have to also have to disagree with your understanding of racial diversity being more divers within a limited gene pool, There is an increase in negative genetic mutation within a closed gene pool, so maybe you are confusing the two,

      And “finally” please do not project you own perspective on to other people,
      Yes racism is an issue, but it’s a dying one, it’s better now than 20 years ago, and that was better than the 20 years before then, in the future there will be less, and one day there will be none,
      Cultures mature, and the human race grows up,

      I am aware there is still some racism, from many sides, hate breeds hate in every direction,
      I know that some will have issue with this, but that’s based misunderstand, ignorance,
      I am not in any way trying to over compensate for some sort of latent underling racism,
      (but maybe that is your issue, as you try to justify this to yourself?)

      Some people are sensitive to this issue, because they know others are sensitive to it and don’t want to offend, and not because they feel guilty for being a closet racist,

      So please, keep your poor understanding of psychology to yourself,

      • Roberto DaCosta

        I really don’t see where we disagree on the Elba part (not that it really matters) and the fact that there’s other research concluding what you stated about mutation in genes in no way undermines or refutes the research I was pointing to… so that also, doesn’t really matter.

        The only area where I’d kind of take issue with you (and not in an angry way at all) is this idea that racism is something we aren’t all influenced by (really?), or that the degree to which its ‘getting better’ really means anything substantial, given what racism really is. People that conceptualize racism as this thing that can be rationalized as ‘better now than 20 years ago’ can only be considered politicians, naive and/or uninformed on the numerous ways racism is constructed… and why terms like ‘getting better’ mean nothing to the victims… but they do make the onlookers feel a bit better.

        Just so you know I’m speaking as someone that thought just like you once upon a time.. but back to your ‘things are getting better’ position..

        If racism is like a knife in the back of every non-White person, what would ‘better now than 20 years ago’ really mean if the knife is still stuck in the victim’s back? (please don’t dissect the analogy – you get the point)

        But I mean hey we’re commenting on a post about James Bond on a movie website so I don’t know whether to recommend a book or an article to you or not but if you (or anyone) is interested in expanding past what you think racism is (not that you’re wrong about the decrease in certain FORMS of racism, but if you were aware of the many forms racism takes you’d understand why it can’t be simplified to a better, worse thing at this point in time) look up ‘critical race theory’ and dig in.

        And I finally I don’t see where anything I’ve brought up would be labelled as psychology but I will admit I sucked at it..

  • titan3

    if true, make Ruth Wilson’s character from Luther the main villain! Epic big screen stuff! A man can dream….

  • bond fan

    I dont understand where all the backlash comes from about changing the skin/gender of characters in movies. Characters are personalities not colours or genders or anything,.

    No body seems to bring up the argument that M is actually a man in the novels, but is portrayed by Dame Judy Dench starting in the brosnan era. So if this change can happen with success, why does it matter if Idris is considered, or any other black male. I think Idris would be awesome in the role, along with others.

    If it happens, I’d welcome it.

  • bond fan

    I dont understand where all the backlash comes from about changing the skin/gender of characters in movies. Characters are personalities not colours or genders or anything,.

    No body seems to bring up the argument that M is actually a man in the novels, but is portrayed by Dame Judy Dench starting in the brosnan era. So if this change can happen with success, why does it matter if Idris is considered, or any other black male. I think Idris would be awesome in the role, along with others.

    If it happens, I\’d welcome it.

  • RashHunt

    I want to see a black Captain Hook.

  • letskillanigger

    Henry Cavill will be 35 years old, Idris Elba will be 48 years old, Cavill will be better sexy 007 than a Nigger 007.

  • assassinateidris

    Henry Cavill will be a better sexy 007 than a Black Nigger 007, it will never ever happen so people Shut The Hell Up and Get A Life Than Talking About 007 being Black and 007 is Made White in The Books Not Made African American.

  • eattheblacks

    It Will Not Never Ever Happen That will not change The Skin Color on 007, Craig is not going no where until his contract ends and his contract is up Henry Cavill will be Craig’s Susessor than a Black Actor Named Idris Elba.

  • Gimli Son of Groin

    Any attempt on making a black Bond will turn into something like Undercover Brother. I really don’t mean to sound backward but an African American person in no way can bring in the style, charisma, panache needed for the Bond character.

    • MARIO JONES

      Gimli Son of Groin. They used to say black men couldn’t play ball but we see how that changed. The truth is you never know what a person can do until he does it.

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  • Brett

    @letskillanigger,eattheblacks,assasinateidris… U are a bunch of lily assed kids… U sound tough behind your computer screens but I’d love to see u come out and say that to a bunch of niggaz… We’ll see who gets eaten then u bunch of fairy ass crap… Funny as hell, letskillanigga, that got me jiving some hard laugh…eat the blacks indeed, :)

  • Brett

    And with that said to those tough wannabes… I’d want u know that Idris Elba is a better actor than Henry Cavill, and he’d make a suave, cool James bond… You know why? Well not because he’s black but cuz he’s an actor!
    Nobody made a sound when Judi Dench was cast as M, a character written as a man, so spare me all that *I’m a traditionalist and purist BS* this antagonism against Idris Elba even in the smallest form reeks of RACISM! Simple!

  • Brett

    And with that said to those doomed kkk wannabes… I’d want u know that Idris Elba is a better actor than Henry Cavill, and he’d make a suave, cool James bond… You know why? Well not because he’s black but cuz he’s an actor!
    Nobody made a sound when Judi Dench was cast as M, a character written as a man, so spare me all that *I’m a traditionalist and purist BS* this antagonism against Idris Elba even in the smallest form reeks of RACISM! Simple!

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  • BondGirl

    Not against blacks in any way, but bond IS traditionally white, I’m not saying at all that I am against it and I think it would be interesting, but if a black man ever were to play bond he would be known as the Black Bond. That’s the truth, there is no use saying it is racist or discriminative because it is what it is and that is what he would be called .
    the backlash that would come from it also, would be enough to stop any producer from changing things this way!
    I AM NOT AGAINST A BLACK BOND, BUT OTHERS WILL BE

  • Mic

    It is am absolute mistake to play that stupid politically correct game of handing a long standing role to that of the opposite color. What Morons think this is a good idea? They tried it with ‘The Honeymooners’ and it was a flop. It’s bad enough that they changed actors for Bond in the first place, now they want to change his race? Ridiculous! It would be ridiculous to make a white Blade! Just stop friggn with a good thing. I’d rather see Snipes reprise the role of Blade as just changing actors is bad enough. What is this compulsion to see a Black version or a White version of an established character? If you want to make a Black British Secret Agent, then let Bond 007 be his trainer and bring in a new young black guy to be called 006 or something. They always take a good thing and ruin it.

  • jamesbond007xxx

    really i mean come on a black james bond? dat is crazy.. its a movie and movies are for white peoples imagination to go hay wire. i mean think about it. white men are to goofy and clumsy to be a REAL james bond. nnnnnn dont let me get on the path of picking up women fighting and fashion lol

  • bill

    What a stupid question,why is it even being asked, is there something wrong with a white bond other than the fact that he is white.

  • bill

    What a stupid question,why is it even being asked, is there something wrong with a white bond other than the fact that he is white. Come on,just stop it.

  • person

    out of 6 james bonds, only 2 have been british, and others have even come from australia, the ethnicity obviously doesnt change the cast so this arguement is a completely black vs white battle. Also the last film, skyfall has started a new era of the bond series’, the new money penny has changed to a black women and judi dench, was the first woman to play the role of ‘m’. Just because the next bond could be black, it doesnt change the film plot and we will still get the same or better action and great actors

  • Frank Black

    No thanks. We have enough blacks destroying our white heroes thanks to the pc culture we are now under.

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