The James Bond franchise is not only big because of the engaging action we get to see in the films, but also because of the charismatic actors that essay the role of James Bond. Daniel Craig has been entertaining the fans as Bond for the last four films, and is retiring from the role after the upcoming film titled No Time to Die. The search for the new James Bond will soon initiate, and Cherry actor Tom Holland is very much interested in taking up the role.
The actor expressed his dream of essaying James Bond on the screen during an interview. During an appearance on the UK radio programme Heart, Holland said that he would unquestionably enter the race to play a younger version of Agent 007 if a possibility of such a role ever occurs.
“It would be an actual dream come true. I’ve got to remind myself that I’m lucky enough as it is. Spider-Man is an absolute delight and privilege to play, but you know, should they want to do a younger James Bond, you best believe I would be there. It is what it is, we’ll have to wait and see,” the actor revealed.
Talking about No Time to Die, the film is slated to release on October 8, 2021. Craig will bid adieu to James Bond after first appearing as the suave spy in 2006’s Casino Royale, then in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, 2012’s Skyfall, and 2015’s Spectre. Names of stars like Henry Cavill, Idris Elba, James Norton have been pegged for the possible chance of one of them taking up the role after Craig’s exit from the long-running franchise.
As for Holland, he is currently in Atlanta, Georgia, shooting for Spider-Man: No Way Home with his co-stars Zendaya and Jacob Batalon. Apart from this, his last release was the crime drama, Cherry. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the film had hit the theatres on February 26, and started streaming on Apple TV+ on March 12.