‘I think it would be an amazing role to play’: Henry Cavill Said Working With Tom Cruise Pushed Him into Learning ‘Lots of Skills’ for Potential James Bond Role

Henry Cavill James Bond
Featured Video

Over the years, Henry Cavill has become one of the most demanding actors in Hollywood. From his role in the DCEU as Superman to the Netflix series The Witcher. With his amazing work and great physic,‌‌‌‌‌‌‌the actor has always managed to impress the audience. After all the major roles he did, Cavill is also rumored to take over Daniel Craig as James Bond for future movies in the franchise. Henry Cavill is expected to be the new agent 007.

Henry Cavill endorsements
Henry Cavill

James Bond is a popular franchise and character in Hollywood. Many actors have portrayed the role on screen so far, and now that Craig is done with the franchise, Cavill seems like the best actor for the role.

Read More: “He’s had some experience”: James Bond Producer Reveals Franchise Not Interested in Younger Actors, Fans Convinced Henry Cavill to Win Against Tom Holland


Henry Cavill Says Tom Cruise Sets a Really High Bar

Henry Cavill worked alongside the action star, Tom Cruise, in the 2018 Mission: Impossible – Fallout. He ended up doing a number of action sequences for the film. With his role in the 2918 film, Cavill confirmed that he is capable of being an action star. 

Henry Cavil has been rumored to be cast in the James Bond franchise as the agent 007 or James Bond. After his role in Mission Impossible fans were convinced that Cavill has the potential to do action sequences, and would be perfect for the character. It has surely enhanced their hopes of seeing him as James Bond.

In his interview on the Red Carpet of Mission: Impossible – Fallout Cavill shared what he learned a lot from Tom Cruise during their time together in the film. He even said that Tom Cruise is the real Man of Steel.

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill

Praising the actor, Cavill said that he is an excellent example and a great leader. “Tom kind of sets a really high bar, he is a very good example, he is a very good leader,” he said.

He further says that he has put a lot of pressure on himself to learn the same skills as Tom Cruise for the film. These skills would most likely be related to the action scenes that he had to do with his co-star. And if he gets his hands on James Bond’s role in the future, these skills can come in handy for Cavill. The actor also addresses rumors of his potential James Bond casting. 

Read More: “Dude, you hulked out”: Henry Cavill Revealed He Got So Ripped During Man of Steel That His Muscles Literally Tore Through the Superman Suit


Henry Cavill Talks About Taking Over Daniel Craig as James Bond 

During the Red Carpet, Henry Cavill also addressed rumors of being cast as James Bond. Cavill. He has been in rumors to take over the role after Daniel Craig for a long time. When he was asked if there is a possibility that he may be interested in taking Daniel Craig’s place as the next James Bond, the actor expressed his desire to play the role.

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia

Answering the question, the actor said that it would be an amazing role to play. He said, “I don’t know about the possibility, but it would be an amazing.. amazing role to play and we’ll see.” 

It was not the first time all addressed the rumors. The actor has talked about these rumors multiple times and has always said that he would be glad to be the next James Bond.


Read More: ‘Where are the doubters now?’: Henry Cavill Seemingly Confirms DCEU Return Rumors, Spotted Clean Shaven and With Signature Superman Hair Ahead of The Flash’s Alleged Reshoots

However, Henry Cavill is not the only name on the list. Many other actors have also been rumored to be cast as the next James Bond, including Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Sam Heughan, Daniel Kaluuya, and Tom Holland.

Henry Cavill FandomWire
Henry Cavill

The production house or the officials have yet not confirmed who the next James Bond would be. But chances seem to be high for Henry Cavill as he has earlier auditioned for the role and lost it to Daniel Craig. 


Daniel Craig did his fifth and final portrayal of the British MI6 agent in 2021 No Time To Die. The series will follow up with a new actor, and Henry Cavill has a higher chance of getting the role.

Source: YouTube 


Written by Laxmi Rajput

Articles Published: 2367

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.