Daniel Craig’s replacement, Lucien Laviscount, who won praise for his role in Emily in Paris, could take over as the next James Bond. Meet the 5 actors in consideration for the part.
One of the most recognisable characters in all of cinematic history is James Bond. James Bond is one of the most iconic characters ever created. After Daniel Craig announced his departure from the film, movie fans have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of the new James Bond. Producer Barbara Broccoli recently expressed her intention to hire a performer who can carry the iconic role for the next 15 years. The new 007 might be young actor Lucien Laviscount, best known for his role in Emily in Paris, according to a Daily Mail article.
James Bond is one of the most well-known characters to have appeared on film, having made his debut in 1962’s Dr. No (featuring Sean Connery portraying the role of the man himself). Since 007 first appeared on cinema almost 60 years ago, five actors (Sean, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig) have portrayed him in 25 films. Daniel Craig has formally ended his role as James Bond with 2021’s No Time To Die, opening the door for someone else to step into the position.
The list of five actors who are up for consideration to take Daniel Craige’s place as the next James Bond.
- Lucien Laviscount
The talented actor is presently enjoying himself thanks to the enormous success of his most recent film, Emily in Paris, and is expected to land the big project. Lucien Laviscount began his television career with the programme Clocking Off. He made his screen debut at the age of 10 in a Marks & Spencer advertising campaign. A Night In Istanbul, which was released in 2014, served as his cinematic debut. He most recently appeared in the Your Christmas Or Mine movie on Netflix.
2. Henry Cavill
Another actor being considered to succeed Daniel Craig as the next James Bond is the incredibly brilliant performer who is best known for his outstanding depiction of Superman in Man of Steel, Batman Vs. Superman, and Justice League. Well, Henry Cavill’s fans are hopeful that he would take the franchise forward.
However, when questioned if he would be selected for the famous project, the actor responded, “Time will tell”. Henry Cavill said, “Everything is uncertain at this time. We’ll have to wait and see. However, it is true that I would adore to play James Bond it would be incredibly thrilling”. In an interview with ET Canada in 2021, he stated.
3. Regé-Jean Page
The well-known actor, who is most remembered for his role in Bridgerton, is reportedly in discussions to take over as the next James Bond in the renowned series. The gifted actor responded to rumours that he was in the running to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond by saying, “If you’re British and you achieve anything of any kind of fame, people view well, then people start mentioning the ‘B’ word.”
4. Tom Hardy
The Mad Max actor Tom Hardy is reportedly being evaluated for the part of James Bond in the franchise’s forthcoming films. It’s interesting to note that a sizable contingent of 007 enthusiasts are considering the actor to succeed Daniel Craig as the new Bond because of his attractiveness and mystique.
5. Idris Elba
The gifted actor was rumoured to be under consideration to play James Bond for the following 15 years. He received a great deal of praise from fans for his roles in numerous notable movies and television shows, including Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The Wire. Idris Elba, 51, now has a much lower chance of landing the part due to speculations that the producers would prefer a younger actor. But it was established that he was in fact being considered for the part.