Will Daniel Craig as James Bond, followed by Idris Elba? The rumors been running for a few years. Elba, for his part, threw recently some oil on the fire, by a photo of him with Daniel Craig on the social media. The image was made during the Golden Globes. If the 46-year-old Idris is actually cast, he is the first dark actor who is 007 going to play. The footage of the next Bond will start soon.