Idris Elba as James Bond: Spectre trailer mashup shows what Elba would look like as 007 (VIDEO).

What the New James Bond Movie Would Look Like With Idris Elba as 007

What the New James Bond Movie Would Look Like With Idris Elba as 007

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March 31 2015 4:34 PM

What the New James Bond Movie Would Look Like With Idris Elba as 007

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British actor Idris Elba attends the world film premiere of 'Thor, The Dark World' in central London on October 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW COWIE (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo by ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images

To play the next James Bond, many fans are hoping for Elba—Idris Elba. Speculation surrounding the possibility that the English actor could be the next James Bond has been going on for months and has reached a fever pitch. Everyone from producers working on the new Bond movie, Spectre, to Roger Moore, the Bond of 1973 to 1985, has been asked to chime in on Elba’s potential.

If you’ve found it hard to picture what Elba would look like as the martini-sipping secret agent, fear not: We’ve done the work for you. Watch this Elba-fied version of the new trailer for Spectre and let us know if the tuxedo fits.

Miles Fletcher is a freelance producer and editor for Slate Video and the founder of Mileage creative.