The actor took to Twitter to share a photo of Craig glaring at him while seated in the star-studded audience section of the ceremony. "Awks," he captioned the photo, and simply tweeted it out with an additional, "Er..."
In case you missed it, fans of both Bond and Elba have been getting their hopes up for years that the British superstar could become the first black Agent 007. Elba has repeatedly denied he's in any kind of negotiations with producers. When a Telegraph reporter asked to talk about the media's obsession with him possibly playing Bond in 2015, he responded, "Can we not?"
Last August, he gave a simple "no" when asked by a red carpet reporter if he's the next Bond after Craig gives up the role.
Er.... pic.twitter.com/tVqHI5EW0Q— Idris Elba (@idriselba) January 7, 2019
Craig is gearing up to star in one more Bond movie, which is being directed by acclaimed filmmaker Cary Fukunaga ("True Detective"). A release date or plot details have not yet been announced.
Meanwhile, Elba is plenty busy with roles in upcoming studio tentpoles "Fast & Furious presents: Hobbs & Shaw" and "Cats." Plus, he's got his own Netflix show, "Turn Up Charlie," dropping this March.