Tom Hanks has advised who he want to see play the subsequent James Bond because the seek for a brand new 007 continues. Regardless of quite a few actors being rumored to tackle the enduring British spy position, the Forrest Gump actor has named Idris Elba as the perfect candidate to observe in Daniel Craig’s footsteps. Chatting with the BBC, Hanks stated that he would “challenge a licence to kill” to Elba primarily based on his earlier work. Different Hollywood actors have additionally voiced their help for Elba taking up the position, together with former 007 star Pierce Brosnan. Nonetheless, regardless of the speculations, Elba has denied any critical curiosity in taking part in Bond, citing the truth that a black actor taking part in the half can be a “signal of the instances.” Different actors rumored to be within the working embrace Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Taron Egerton; nevertheless, casting director Debbie McWilliams has advised that younger actors lack the required “psychological capability” to tackle the half. In the meantime, present Bond writer Charlie Higson has advised that any actors linked to the position have already been rejected by the studio.
Alongside his position as James Bond, Daniel Craig has additionally performed the fictional detective Benoit Blanc within the Rian Johnson films Knives Out and Glass Onion.