Henry Cavill’s name has been rumbling from well-renowned IPs to IPs for quite a while now which has been an emotionally jarring journey for his fans all around the globe reflecting on his recent exit from The Witcher and Superman. Even though Cavill lost some of the most prominent roles which redefined his career, fans were hoping for some good news and his shot at the James bond role after Daniel Craig’s exit seemed plausible.
After Daniel Craig’s last entry as the titular character in No Time To Die, Henry Cavill was one of the frontrunners for the mantle of James Bond after the initial exclusion of Edris Elba from the debate considering his age, it seems Superman has got another Doomsday to counter which has landed some fans in a state of despair.
A surprise frontrunner to hold the title of 007
As Henry was looking as the favorite to take the mantle from Daniel Craig after his departure, out of the blue a new rising star Lucien Laviscount, a far less famous but talented actor seemed to catch the eyes of the Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, who also holds the rights to the James Bond franchise. The newcomer’s first popular occurrence was in a teen drama Grange hill and got his rise by starring as the love interest of Emily in Emily in Paris. According to the producer, the actor shares all the attributes essential for the James bond role. An Insider went on to state,
“Lucien ticks all of the boxes. He is a super-talented actor, is extremely handsome, and in the past 18 months has won lots of new fans since he joined Emily In Paris. Bond bosses are already saying how you can see him in the 007 tuxedo, how dapper and fitting to the role he will look.”
Henry Cavill may just pass his new adversary
Apart from all the good qualities Lucien Laviscount possess while being the new frontrunner for the role, Henry Cavill may get over the hedge as it seems the producer is not happy with Lucien Laviscount’s previous run in the Celebrity show Big Brother, where he competed. According to the Bond producers, it’s low-brow stuff that doesn’t fit a bond actor. Even though he is Handsome, fit, has a natural elegance, and consists of all the correct ingredients that make Bond an international heartthrob, this one shoddy trait may hold him down from surpassing the initial favorite Cavill in the race.
Henry might still possess a shot considering he almost got the role from Daniel Craig back in 2005 but after Daniel Craig, he has been on the frontline for a while. The recent news may tug out hope from fans but Henry Cavill still can play the next 007 on the silver screen, as he too meets all the attributes while also bearing the fact that the sense of maturity and confidence that Henry Cavill brings to his characters, making him an incredible choice for continuing James Bond’s six-decade legacy. considering one inferior point of his adversary, Henry may get the pass.