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Idris Elba is determined to work with Leonardo DiCaprio after the two met at a party

‘You know when you just feel the vibe with someone’: Idris Elba is determined to work with ‘amazing actor’ Leonardo DiCaprio after they met at a party

Idris Elba is determined to work with Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio after the couple sensed a “mood” between them at a party.

Actor Idris, 49, has just wrapped up shooting a big screen version of BBC crime drama Luther, and he’s setting his sights on where he wants to take his career next.

He told the Daily Mail’s Richard Eden: “I went to a friend’s party recently and he was there and we got talking.

Ready for action: Idris Elba is determined to work with Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio after the two felt a ‘feeling’ between them at a party

“It felt like, you know what, I would love to work with this dude.

“He’s a really nice guy and he’s obviously an amazing actor, but you know when you just get in the mood with someone and you’re like, ‘Okay, Leo, go for it.’ Watch this space.

It was recently claimed that Idris is back in the running for the role of James Bond.

In love: He told Daily Mail's Richard Eden of Leo: 'I went to a friend's party recently and he was there and we got talking'

In love: He told Daily Mail’s Richard Eden of Leo: ‘I went to a friend’s party recently and he was there and we got talking’

The star was thought to have backed out of replacing Daniel Craig as the suave spy and was instead talking to producers about a potential appearance as a villain in the next film, but he was again considered for the role of 007 after receiving a positive result in market surveys .

A source told The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column: “Idris has long been in talks to play a role in the next era of the James Bond story and last year was being considered for an antagonist role.

“However, talk of him playing the lead role started again as the producers realized how popular he would be after doing secret market research.

Next move? Idris was recently claimed to be back in the running to play James Bond after Daniel Craig's (pictured) latest film No Time to Die was released in September last year

Next move? Idris was recently claimed to be back in the running to play James Bond after Daniel Craig’s (pictured) latest film No Time to Die was released in September last year

“It ranked highly among the diverse group of moviegoers invited to participate.

“They didn’t want to see him as an enemy — they want him as a hero.”

Franchise producer Barbara Broccoli confirmed earlier this year that Idris was in the frame for the iconic role.

She said: “We know Idris, we are friends with him. He is a wonderful actor. You know, he was part of the conversation, but it’s always hard to have a conversation when you’ve got someone in the place.

In 2019, Idris admitted that he would like to be Bond, saying: “James Bond is a hugely desirable, iconic, beloved character who takes audiences on this huge escapist journey.

“Of course if someone said to me, ‘Do you want to play James Bond?’, I’d say, ‘Yes!’

Happy couple: Idris is married to wife Sabrina Elba, with the couple tying the knot in 2019

Happy couple: Idris is married to wife Sabrina Elba, with the couple tying the knot in 2019

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Idris Elba is determined to work with Leonardo DiCaprio after the two met at a party

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