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Idris Elba has jokingly responded to rumours which emerged from the Sony hacking story putting him in the frame as the new James Bond.
The leaked Sony Pictures Entertainment emails sparked speculation as one message reportedly from chairman Amy Pascal read: "Idris should be the next Bond."
Isn't 007 supposed to handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot! Happy New year people. http://t.co/3g9lAl2Uo3
Elba has previously not commented on the story or the views of some commentators that Bond should not be played by a black actor.