The popular social networking site Twitter is useful for many things. You can get real-time updates on why people on Twitter are single, for instance. And as anyone who follows entertainment news knows, it can also be used to generate unsubstantiated rumors, like the one that Thor‘s Idris Elba is talking with Quentin Tarantino to play the titular character in the director’s upcoming Django Unchained. Here are the tweets in question, which are leading many to speculate that Elba is being considered for the part:
Having one of the biggest meetings of my professional life today…meeting a very controversial director for a very controversial part. :-/
Oliver Stone is doing a remake of JFK with Idris Elba as Jackie O – but the prospect of Idris Elba getting cast in this part, also rumored to be going to Will Smith, is pretty tantalizing. (@IdrisElba )
On the plane to the destination of my fate…..ok…. a lil dramatic….destination of my life..?