Over the first three episodes, he has gained legions of female fans for scenes which see him galloping across Cornwall on horseback and working topless in the field.Turner on horseback (BBC) Greene, also an actor, has appeared in The Cripple of Inishmaan opposite Daniel Radcliffe, and appears in television drama Penny Dreadful.Turner's agent did not wish to comment on reports of his engagement.
The evidence certainly suggests something is going on, but fans will have to wait until an official announcement is made by MGM.
This adds to previous news that producers want the new film to be released in late 2018, meaning filming would have to take place this summer.
Then there’s the sudden odds slashing on both Michael Fassbender and James Norton, who are joint first to take on the role.
Elba repeats the name in an exclaimed tone before awkwardly looking straight at the camera.
Is Elba trying to tell Bond fans something or is he just kidding around?
Debbie Horsfield, who adapted Winston Graham’s novels for the screen, said: “Autumn is very chilly in Cornwall.” The drama has already been commissioned for a third series.