Fuqua was promoting a new sound app in London, and revealed to the Daily Star that he had spoken to Bond series producer Barbara Broccoli about the possibility of the next 007 being played by a non-white actor.
With Daniel Craig set to make his fifth and final appearance as James Bond in next year's as-yet-untitled Bond 25 from director Danny Boyle, the rumour mill appears to be wasting little time in looking towards his replacement as 007.
Yet, rumor or not, people online seem pretty excited about the idea. The article says Broccoli told Fuqua "it is time" for a person of colour to get the role. Antoine said: "Idris could do it if he was in shape".
His name has been in the running for several years to play the most famous secret agent in film - but it looks like Idris Elba may well scoop the role of his career, according to recent reports. You need a guy with a physically strong presence. Rather than simply engaging with those trolls, though, more than a few fans have used this potential casting news to joke about the racist treatment an Elba Bond might actually face - all as a way to both turn the tables on those who might object to his participation because of his skin color and to simultaneously address heated issues that remain front and center in contemporary society. In one leaked email, Amy Pascal, who was the co-chairperson of Sony Pictures Entertainment at the time, told former Columbia Pictures vice president Elizabeth Cantillon that "Idris should be the next Bond".
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Idris Elba's filmography proves that he can play any role he damn well wants to.
The actor has already been beaten to the prize by fellow Brit actor David Oyelowo, who recently became the first black actor to play James Bond on the audiobook version of Anthony Horowitz's latest OO7 novel, Trigger Mortis.
He added: 'Are we interested in having a Bond character other than being a male?