When the next James Bond movie is released, one thing is certain, Idris Elba will not be the lead character.

The actor has finally put the rumours of him playing the next James Bond to sleep. 

Two weeks ago, rumors began to circulate that James Bond producers were considering Elba for the role of 007, but that won't be happening.

Speaking with 'Good Morning Britain' at the premiere of his new movie 'Yardie' in London, when asked: “Do you like it shaken or stirred?”

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The 45-year-old star made viewers laugh when he replied: “Stir fried, actually.” As he tried to walk away, their reporter quickly added: “Are we talking to the next James Bond?” "No," Elba replied.

This comes after the official James Bond Twitter account announced  that Danny Boyle has resigned as the director and said: “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to creative differences Danny Boyle has decided to no longer direct Bond 25.”

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