January 30, 2023

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is among the many candidates into consideration to succeed Daniel Craig as the subsequent James Bond.

In response to Matthew Belloni of Puck Information, Taylor-Johnson “sat with [Bond] producer Barbara Broccoli, and the assembly went nicely.”

Belloni provides that Taylor-Johnson checks the entire bins: “nice actor, British, suits the youthful path the Broccolis need to go, completed however not notably well-known.” Nevertheless, with the approaching releases of two movies he’s set to topline — Kraven the Hunter and The Fall Man — there’s a danger “Taylor-Johnson would possibly find yourself, paradoxically, too well-known to tackle Bond,” Belloni provides.

To this point, the 32-year-old Taylor-Johnson is finest identified for movies comparable to Nocturnals, Kick-Ass, and Bullet Practice. He additionally portrays Wanda’s twin brother Pietro Maximoff within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having appeared in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and WandaVision.

Whereas not as dependable of a supply, The Each day Mail reported over the weekend that Lucien Laviscount, a 30-year-old British actor who presently stars on the Netflix sequence Emily in Paris, is one other candidate to exchange Craig.

Over the summer season, Broccoli stated it will be “no less than two years” earlier than one other Bond movie begins filming. “We’re figuring out the place to go together with him, we’re speaking that by means of,” she defined throughout an occasion introduced by the BFI Fellowships (through Deadline). “There isn’t a script and we are able to’t provide you with one till we determine how we’re going to strategy the subsequent movie as a result of, actually, it’s a reinvention of Bond. We’re reinventing who he’s and that takes time.”

The latest Bond movie — marking Daniel Craig’s remaining flip as 007 – was 2021’s No Time to Die.

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