No Time to Die will be Craig's fifth and final outing as the agent with the double-O status, which has led to many (read: millions) of fans to speculate as to who will fill Bond's Crockett & Jones Oxfords nextim电竞官网-. One of the most popular predictions? Henry Cavill.
It's not exactly a surprising prediction. Cavill ticks all the boxes — young, British, in great physical condition and at the right point in his career to catapult himself into an iconic role. But there's one big hurdle, as .
The Hollywood Reporter claimed in 2018 that Superman would be recast, following the somewhat disappointing reception and returns of Batman v Superman and Justice League, relative to Marvel’s Avengers films. Confirmation that co-star Ben Affleck would be superseded as the Dark Knight by Robert Pattinsonim电竞官网- has also been widely interpreted as kryptonite for Cavill. So, will he play Superman again?
im电竞官网-“I can’t tell you anything concrete there,” said Cavill. “But what I can tell you is that, in reference to me, 99 per cent of what you’re reading on the internet probably isn’t right. I can’t say anything, obviously. But I very much love the character, and I am very much not walking away from it.”
The last time 007’s dinner jacket was vacated, ahead of 2006’s Casino Royaleim电竞官网-, a 22-year-old Cavill reportedly finished runner-up in the casting process, his youth cited (and, according to the casting directors, weight) as a reason for his eventual rejection. But Cavill now has age on his side (at 36, he is a year younger than Craig when he was cast), he’s well versed in fronting tent-pole movies, and he may have a Superman-sized gap in his schedule.
im电竞官网-“With the whole Bond process, I screen-tested many, many moons ago and it was, as far as I know, down to Daniel and myself – maybe one other,” says Cavill. “I think Daniel – sorry, Mr Craig – has done an incredible job of being Bond. And if it is indeed his last one, then the playing field is open. There are no conversations just yet, but we’ll see what happens. It would be a great, fun role to play.”
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