John Boyega has thrown his hat into the ring to be the subsequent James Bond.
It comes after the Star Wars actor was touted to take over the function from Daniel Craig by Small Axe co-star Letitia Wright in a brand new interview.
Requested whether or not Boyega or her Black Panther co-star Daniel Kaluuya would make a greater 007, Wright instructed MTV Information: “I say Boyega as a result of I do know he would like it, you already know?
“Daniel is the ‘do the work and keep behind.’ You understand, he likes to remain low key. In order that’s an excessive amount of. He can nonetheless play Bond, too. However I do know John Boyega would simply, yeah.”
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Boyega was then instructed about Wright’s reply in a separate interview, and instructed that he might do it with Small Axe‘s Steve McQueen directing.
“Ooh! Hey pay attention, Steve McQueen directing, let’s do that!” he enthused. “We might present them one thing totally different. We nonetheless carry that sophistication. You understand, James Bond needs to be James Bond. However we might do one thing with that.”
Craig is because of make his last bow as Bond in No Time to Die, which was has been pushed back to next spring, a 12 months after its authentic deliberate launch date of April 2020.
In the meantime, Boyega not too long ago mirrored on his impassioned Black Lives Matter speech over the summer time, revealing that he still fears that his activism could harm his career.
“Completely. I nonetheless have these ideas,” he mentioned. “I perceive, trying from the skin in, it may appear ‘Oh, you’ve been on this and also you’ve been in that.’ However what number of actors have you learnt who’ve been in massive franchises? It doesn’t essentially imply that you just’re going to have stability for the remainder of your life.”