Idris Elba has been asked about the James Bond role several times through the years, but said a couple weeks ago it isn't a personal goal of his. Producers of the franchise said they understand.
To produce the iconic theme song, the late composer drew on a piece he had written for a proposed musical adaptation of V.S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas."
The new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, is out in theaters, ending Daniel Craig's run as 007. NPR critic Eric Deggans has long loved the franchise — yet its flawed legacy is hard to see past.
A look at the possible awards contenders and blockbusters that Hollywood has in store for autumn.
No Time to Die, the 25th film in the James Bond saga, is scheduled to premiere in theaters Oct. 8, a year and a half past its original debut date, MGM said Friday.