Fuqua detailed a conversation he had with Bond producer Barbara Broccoli at the launch of his new business venture, SoundFi, and said Broccoli felt that the time had come for an actor of an ethnic background to play the legendary spy and felt that it was not an "if" but a "when".
Broccoli said "it will happen eventually", Fuqua told the paper.
Despite the entire WhatCulture office - and most of you, probably - demanding that I be cast as the next Bond, producers might actually be honing in on some else to play the role.
'Idris could do it if he was in shape, ' she revealed. You need a guy with physically strong presence.
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In 2016, director Steven Spielberg told Express UK that he "would love to see a Bond of color", and that "Idris would be [his] first choice of Bond" to take over after Craig takes off his tux, sets down his briefcase, and hands in his various guns and gadgets.
However, Elba once insisted that no one is genuinely considering him to play 007.
As one might expect, many have reacted to this news with less-than-tolerant online comments, given that Elba is black and Bond has historically been white.
He later lodged the idea of having a female Bond rather than another male.
The author denied this was a coded racist slur and explained: "Idris Elba is a terrific actor, but I can think of other black actors who would do it better".