Daniel Craig recently retired as 007 last year. It has been noted that the fans have been busy dream casting the role with actors of all types. It has been further noted that the favorites to bag the role include LGBTQ actors like Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey, singer Sam Smith, and Thor’s Tessa Thompson.
But Out noted that the outlet’s favorite is Luke Evans. Henry Cavill’s name had also popped up previously. Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s name in the mix as per TMZ. Now, it seems that Lucien Laviscount could be in-line for James Bond role. He has won over millions of fans as the charming heart-throb in the Netflix series Emily In Paris. Daniel Craig has also sent warning regarding the new James Bond. Now, Rory Kinnear has talked about Aaron Taylor-Johnson possibly becoming the new James Bond.
Meanwhile, it is unlikely that Theo James is keen by the rumors that he should be the next James Bond.
Theo James addresses the rumors
“The White Lotus” star recently appeared on SiriusXM’s “The Jess Cagle Show with Julia Cunningham,” where Cagle said:
“I’m hoping you’re the next Bond.”
It’s a sentiment that has been shared on social media as people have been dream-casting who could step in as the next Bond in the franchise now that Daniel Craig has left.
James told Cagle:
“You know, I honestly think with the, I’m a big fan of, of this, the concept of it. And I love, you know, ‘Casino Royale.’”
“I love some of the Sean Connery movies, but I think they need to do something else,” James said. “Do you know what I mean? They need to really go with a, a reinvention of it in a different way and that wouldn’t be me.”