The King’s Man star Harris Dickinson has responded to rumors he’s at present within the operating to take over as the following James Bond. Even earlier than Daniel Craig departed the function following 2021’s No Time To Die, hypothesis has been rife about which actor may be tapped to exchange him. Speculations have ranged from Kraven the Hunter‘s Aaron Taylor-Johnson to Luther‘s Idris Elba to Harris Dickinson, himself coming off a stint within the spy motion style with the 2021 Kingsman prequel, The King’s Man.
Talking with Complete Movie, Dickinson was quizzed in regards to the rumors and speculations for his potential Bond casting. In a flip round from earlier statements the place he had downplayed the opportunity of touchdown the function, he now admitted that “you’d be a idiot” to not entertain the possibility if it was given to him, although additionally expressed his issues to observe after Craig’s efficiency. Try his feedback beneath:
I imply, pay attention, man, you’d be a idiot to not entertain that function. I’m loving seeing the event of James Bond and seeing the way it adjustments through the years. I feel Daniel Craig was such a great Bond that I’d virtually be fairly frightened to attempt. Who is aware of what they’re doing with Bond? I’m intrigued.
Why James Bond Casting Choices Are A Matter Of Discovering The Proper Time
At simply 27 years of age, Harris Dickinson is probably going a contact too younger in lots of eyes to be thought-about for the coveted function of James Bond at this level in his profession. With long-term Bond producer Barbara Broccoli beforehand capturing down the thought of casting a 007 in his 20s, Dickinson might very effectively discover himself out of the operating if the intent is to make the following franchise entry anytime quickly. That being mentioned, simply because his age would make him an unlikely candidate proper now, it could not essentially low cost him from the function altogether.
As one of many longest operating and most well-known characters in cinema historical past, through the years a number of actors have been courted to imagine the coveted function, however not all the time on the proper time. When Sean Connery first resigned as Bond throughout manufacturing on 1967’s You Solely Stay Twice, producers had approached a younger Timothy Dalton to exchange him. Whereas Dalton would in the end flip down the function for believing he was too younger, he would later return for 1987’s The Dwelling Daylights. Equally, each Pierce Brosnan and Roger Moore had been every offered earlier alternatives to play Bond earlier than their respective debuts.
At this stage, there may be little indication when viewers may anticipate an official casting announcement, not to mention study when the following James Bond film might be launched. If producers take sufficient time, it could even be attainable Dickinson may very well be an applicable age by the point the following film comes round. Both approach, the actor may have numerous competitors if he’s severe about his needs to pursue the function.
Supply: Complete Movie