Rumors that the “Luther” actor was being thought of for the next 007 have been circulating for years.
The actor joked about his late wife's "ultimatum" in a recent interview.
"A lot of people talk about another character that begins with ‘J’ and ends with ‘B,’ but I’m not going to be that guy," the actor told the World Government Summit in Dubai.
The performer, who starred in the Bond thriller “Casino Royale,” is suing producers for a $1 million fee she says she is owed for “A Patriot.”
"The Way of Water" actor revealed that a producer of a blockbuster franchise "personally cut his hair to match her vision" for the star.
Princess Anne awarded the actor the honor Tuesday at Windsor Castle after the title was bestowed upon him by the late Queen Elizabeth II earlier this year.
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"We’ve tried looking at younger people in the past," said Michael G. Wilson. "But trying to visualize it doesn’t work. Remember, Bond’s ... had some experience."
The "Bond" franchise has long served as an institution in the United Kingdom, so it's only fitting that two of its actors paid tribute to the late royal.
The new Bond film has a name and one more confirmed cast member. Daniel Craig’s last outing as agent 007 has some serious talent in front and behind the camera.