Actor Luke Evans has said he would be interested in playing James Bond when Daniel Craig steps down from the role after his next outing as the British spy. It would make him the second Welshman to take on the iconic role , following Timothy Dalton. In an interview with The Mirror, he said: “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. “I have to say though, it’s a daunting task for any actor to play the role after Daniel Craig. No one knows what’s happening. “It’s a very secretive process and it’s a wonderful role. I would jump at the chance, as would many actors in my position, so we shall see. Advertisement “It will be an exciting casting moment for the Bond production and I wish whoever gets it the best of luck.” The Welshman already has a raft of acting roles under his belt including star turns as Gaston in Disney’s live action Beauty And The Beast, Bard in The Hobbit films, and as Owen Shaw in the Fast And Furious franchise. More from James Bond… Read full this story
- Who will be the next James Bond? Latest odds on Richard Madden, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, and Henry Cavill
- What is the next James Bond film called and when will it be released? Cast rumours, likely dates, plot and director
- Who will be the next James Bond? Latest odds on Tom Hiddleston, James Norton, Idris Elba and Tom Hardy
- Dominic West calls for transgender James Bond
- Who is Idris Elba dating, has he ever been married and is he the new James Bond?
- Home that inspired James Bond writer Ian Fleming on sale for £900,000
- New actor enters the running to take over from Daniel Craig as James Bond
- 'Anti-Russian Narratives are Out of James Bond Movies'
- Mixed reactions to Dominic West's suggestion of trans James Bond
- Planned Solihull housing estate 'would be perfect for James Bond film'
Luke Evans says he 'would jump at the chance' to play the next James Bond have 342 words, post on news.sky.com at April 21, 2021. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.