As per reports, Daniel Craig has told studio bosses that he’s “done" playing this role. Craig has already signed up to do a TV adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s novel Purity, and has rejected a £68 million offer for two more Bond films.

The Internet has obviously sprung awake since these reports went live last night. Including the Mayor of London who has suggested that Bond ought to be a woman, maybe Naomi Harris this time. Harris is already Miss Moneypenny in the Bond series, but the internet’s instant favourite? Emma Watson of course.

Idris Elba (left) and Tom Hiddleston.
Idris Elba (left) and Tom Hiddleston.

Read: This fun piece in which The Guardian’s Marina Hyde makes a case for Elba over Hiddleston, and tells you why he’ll be better than Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan or Timothy Dalton.

Listen: This Billboard playlist with the top-charting James Bond film theme songs ever.

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