Sony Co-chair Amy Pascal Wants Idris Elba to Be the Next James Bond

Actor Idris Elba attends the premiere of The Weinstein Company's "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" during AFI FEST 2013 presented by Audi at the Egyptian Theatre on November 10, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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Sony co-chair Amy Pascal wrote a lot of regrettable things in her leaked email correspondences, so it’s nice to read something we can agree on: She wants Idris Elba to be the next James Bond. The Daily Beast reports that in an email to Elizabeth Cantillon, a former vice-president for Columbia Pictures, which distributes the Bond films, Pascal simply typed, “Idris should be the next bond.” Yes, please.

Sony’s Amy Pascal Wants Idris Elba As James Bond