Idris Elba has taken to Instagram to respond to the comments made by James Bond author labeling Elba as "too street" to play James Bond. In true Elba fashion, the actor took a screenshot of the headline, "007 Writer Says Idris Elba is 'Too Street' to Play James Bond, Quickly Apologizes," and wrote the caption, "Always Keep Smiling!! It takes no energy and never hurts! Learned that from the Street!! #septemberstillloveyou."  Now, was that smooth, or was that smooth?  

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Idris Elba will join Octavia Spencer as a part of the voice cast for Disney's new animated feature, Zootopia.

Imani Brammer
Oct, 27, 2015

Idris Elba will join Octavia Spencer as a part of the voice cast for Disney's new animated feature, Zootopia.

Zootopia, a comedy adventure film, is set in a thriving animal civilization where animal habitats pose as cities (like Sahara Square and Tundratown) and fast talking animals lead full lives. The plot is based on a fox that's on the run for a crime he didn't commit. 

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Elba will play the voice of Chief Bogo, a 2,000-pound buffalo who poses as the head of the Zootopia Police Department. He will play alongside Spencer, who plays the voice of a desperate otter. 

Zootopia  will premiere in theaters March 4th.