On Sunday morning (August 12), the actor took to Twitter to post a heavily-filtered selfie along with the caption: "my name's Elba, Idris Elba", which mirrors 007's famous catchphrase: "The name's Bond..."
Elba, 45, made his name in gritty USA television drugs drama "The Wire" and won a Golden Globe for his role as a murder detective in "Luther", before moving to the big screen.
NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch sun'
The unmanned Parker Solar Probe aims to get closer than any human-made object in history to the center of our solar system. A Delta-IV heavy rocket carrying the probe took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida at around 07.31 GMT on Sunday morning.
He has been in blockbusters such as "Thor", "Pacific Rim" and "Star Trek", and was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing the title role in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". The original story came from United Kingdom tabloid The Daily Star, which claimed that director Antoine Fuqua spoke with James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli about implementing a Black James Bond into the franchise.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, reps from Fuqua's camp reached out to them to reveal that the conversation in question between the director and Broccoli never happened. Fans have been calling for Elba to play Bond for years now, but it isn't looking promising at this point.
Craig will reprise the role of Bond, which he has inhabited since 2005, in the 25th Bond film which will be directed by Danny Boyle.
It is expected to be Craig's final outing as 007, having previously starred in "Casino Royale", "Quantum of Solace", "Skyfall" and "Spectre".
Erdogan said Turkey is not afraid of outside "threats". "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time! " hewrote. Turkey is now under a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum, which went into effect in March.
Il faut en effet compter au moins dix minutes avant que la vision ne s'habitue à l'obscurité, rappelle France Bleu . Ce qu'il faudra observer, c'est la constellation de Persée , située sous le "W" de Cassiopé, décrit Le Parisien .
Leicester got off to a poor start to the season but were able to climb the table throughout the season, finishing ninth. He said: "I always give my best for the fans, for the teammates and for the people that trust me".
China's levies will come into force at 12:01 on August 23, according to a statement on the finance ministry's website. Therefore, impending tariff rise on Chinese bulk drugs could generate a surge in Indian bulk drug exports to the US.
He said: "We can do our job, yes, but maybe Liverpool , Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea can do their job better and win". Guardiola revealed on Friday that World Cup stars Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling would be available for selection.
CBA said Microsoft conducted an independent review of the CBA blockchain platform's architecture, security and resilience. Now that the World Bank Group has given CommBank this mandate, it's all systems go.
Along with players, executives, celebrities and specific MI alums in the National Football League could also receive the shoes. When 13 players were caught having re-sold their school-issued shoes, North Carolina self-reported itself to the NCAA.
Tottenham held on for victory as they started the second-straight PL campaign with a victory at Newcastle . Tottenham's second goal was simple in its construction and should have been comfortably dealt with.
Egypt: Defrocked monk charged with killing Coptic bishop
Following the death of the bishop, the church announced a series of restrictive measures related to the activities of the monks. Wael Saad, who as a monk was known as Isaiah al-Makari, was stripped of his religious title following the bishop's death.
Pound continues its slide on no-deal Brexit fears
The pound has lost more than 10 percent since April and is down nearly 15 percent since the Brexit Referendum in June 2016. Against the euro, the pound has held up far better as demand for dollars has kept the euro on the back foot.