As we are nearing the release of No Time To Die, the emotional wave that this is the last time Daniel Craig is playing James Bond is also about to hit us hard. There have been names from Henry Cavill, to Regé-Jean Page and more speculated to be sitting on the throne Craig is about to leave. But while we speak one more contender for the 007 mantle has popped out of the blue and he is none other than the Thor: Love And Thunder director Taika Waititi.
For the unversed, most recently while talking about No Time To Die and the future of James Bond after Daniel Craig, producer Barbara Broccoli confirmed that they will unveil the new British spy in 2022 and not at all before that. She even revealed that they are still on a hunt and no names have been confirmed yet.
This news reached Taika Waititi, who is now keen on playing it. He even has some pictures for the ‘Look Test’ ready. Read on to know everything you should about this most hilarious update of the day.
One cannot bracket Taika Waititi in one department. The man has almost done everything there is on the visual medium. He has been an actor, writer, director, producer and comedian. Have won an Oscar for his directorial Jojo Rabbit, that also featured him as Adolf Hitler, he is one of the most promising faces in Hollywood. Now that Barbara is looking for a new James Bond, the filmmaker is auditioning for it in his quirky sense.
When the news of Barbara Broccoli saying they will announce next James Bond in 2022 and are still looking for a replacement popped on Taika Waititi’s screen, he instantly found out his funniest pictures and tweeted, “Hellooooooo. I’ve been here this whole time, Brocs!” The tweet became an instant hit on the micro-blogging site.
— Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) September 29, 2021
“We want Daniel to have his time of celebration,” Barbara Broccoli has said talking about Daniel Craig’s James Bond exit. “Next year we’ll start thinking about the future.” Praising Craig she added, “He knew it would change his life, which it obviously has. He enabled us to explore the emotional life of Bond, to go deeply into the personal, complexity of the character.”
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