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Luke Evans reveals he would ‘jump at the chance’ to play James Bond  

‘I would leap at the likelihood’: Luke Evans confirms he would love to star as the ‘phenomenal’ James Bond however would discover it ‘daunting’ following in Daniel Craig’s footsteps


Luke Evans has stated he would ‘leap at the likelihood’ to play the ‘phenomenal’ James Bond as he hopes to land the function following Daniel Craig’s fifth and last installment in the franchise. 

The Welsh actor, 42, hopes his appearing portfolio stands him in good stead as he admitted it would be ‘daunting’ to play 007 following the Layer Cake star, 53.

He stated to The Mirror on Tuesday: ‘I believe I’ve reduce my enamel very nicely in motion pictures I’ve performed and I’ve loved each second of it. It’s an outstanding job, an outstanding franchise, an unbelievable function.

Successor: The Welsh actor, 42, hopes his acting portfolio stands him in good stead as he admitted it would be 'daunting' to play 007 following the Layer Cake star, 53 (pictured)

Aim: Luke Evans has stated he would ‘leap at the likelihood’ to play the ‘phenomenal’ James Bond as he hopes to land the function following Daniel Craig’s fifth and last installment in the franchise

‘I’ve to say although, it’s a frightening job for any actor to play the function after Daniel Craig. No one is aware of what’s occurring.

‘It’s a really secretive course of and it’s a beautiful function. I would leap at the likelihood, as would many actors in my position, so we will see.’

If Luke turns into the subsequent James Bond, he can be the second Welsh actor to star as the undercover agent following Timothy Dalton. 

Tom Hardy, James Norton, Cillian Murphy, Sam Heughan and Tom Hiddleston are all believed to be in the working for the function.

Eye on the prize: He said to The Mirror on Tuesday: 'I think I’ve cut my teeth very well in movies I’ve done and I’ve enjoyed every second of it. It’s a phenomenal job, a phenomenal franchise, an incredible role'

Eye on the prize: He stated to The Mirror on Tuesday: ‘I believe I’ve reduce my enamel very nicely in motion pictures I’ve performed and I’ve loved each second of it. It’s an outstanding job, an outstanding franchise, an unbelievable function’

Regé-Jean Page has additionally been pegged as a favorite for the MI6 agent. 

Meanwhile, the hotly-anticipated James Bond movie No Time To Die is reportedly set to have the world’s greatest premiere when it’s launched in September.

According to experiences from The Mirror on Saturday, MGM and the movie’s producers are stated to have put aside £10 million for the grand occasion in the UK.

It was claimed that these behind-the-scenes are eager to have the premiere happen in a big London stadium like Wembley Arena.

A supply talking to the publication claimed: ‘They suppose they’ll pull off the greatest in-person premiere of the post-pandemic period, and have already put apart a whopping £10million for an occasion in England that may sign the return of those sorts of flashy film launches that everyone’s been lacking for the final year.

Star: Regé-Jean Page has also been pegged as a favourite for the MI6 agent

Star: Regé-Jean Page has additionally been pegged as a favorite for the MI6 agent

‘They are trying at the greatest venues in London, beginning with Wembley and happening from there, and have enquired about the Staples Center in Los Angeles for a US premiere.

‘MGM and the Bond group have by no means appreciated the concept of launching this film with out a crimson carpet occasion, which is one in every of the many causes they’ve rolled with all the delays.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives of the James Bond franchise for additional remark. 

The a lot anticipated blockbuster has seen its deliberate premiere pushed again a number of occasions due to the Covid pandemic, after initially being slated to come out in April 2020.

But following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that the authorities hope to finish all lockdown restrictions on June 21, it was reported in February that No Time To Die’s launch was introduced ahead to 30 September. 

Exciting: The blockbuster has seen its planned premiere pushed back multiple times due to the Covid pandemic, and is now slated for release on September 30

Exciting: The blockbuster has seen its deliberate premiere pushed again a number of occasions due to the Covid pandemic, and is now slated for launch on September 30

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