The Boys Star Karl Urban Can Beat Both Henry Cavill and Idris Elba as the Next James Bond, Atleast That’s What This Study Say

In a new study, Karl Urban from The Boys outshines Henry Cavill and Idris Elba to secure the coveted role of the next James Bond.

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  • With today's plethora of AI tools, there seems to be little that AI cannot tackle.
  • It turns out the prediction of which actor would correctly fit the character of James Bond isn't one we have been expecting.
  • New AI Study, based on which actors are predicted to generate the highest grossing Box Office revenues, and topping the list with an impressive 96.7% score is Karl Urban.
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Amidst the clamor of eager fans anticipating the next James Bond, rumors and updates about the exhaustive search process are swirling in the air. However, despite all the buzz, there’s still no clear frontrunner. So, why not leave it to AI to uncover the perfect fit?

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The Boys star Karl Urban as Billy Butcher
The Boys star Karl Urban as Billy Butcher

Thus, in a surprising turn of events, a 2020 study suggests that Karl Urban, the star of The Boys, might just be the unexpected choice for 007. He’s stealing the spotlight from big names like Henry Cavill and Idris Elba in the AI’s eyes! Who would’ve thought?

AI Study Claims Karl Urban as Ideal Choice for Next James Bond!

With today’s plethora of AI tools, there seems to be little that AI cannot tackle, though the accuracy may sometimes be up for debate, there is still only a handful of things that the AI cannot do. It turns out the prediction of which actor would correctly fit the character of James Bond isn’t one of them. Largo is a cutting-edge AI designed for content analysis, as well as character and casting analysis, among other things. In a 2020 study, Largo offered insights on who could be the perfect successor to portray the suave British detective character.

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Following Daniel Craig’s departure from the franchise with No Time to Die, there arose a pressing need for someone new to step into those iconic shoes.

And although humans have been immersing themselves in the debate over who will be the next 007 for the past few years, a definitive conclusion remains elusive. Hence, AI steps in to clear the air once and for all with stats and numbers.

Jack Quaid and Karl Urban in a still from The Boys
Jack Quaid and Karl Urban in a still from The Boys

The suggestion is based on which actors are predicted to generate the highest-grossing Box Office revenues. And topping the list with an impressive 96.7% score is Karl Urban, known for his roles in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, Dredd, and most recently, The Boys.

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While the fit of a New Zealand actor in a British role remains a topic for debate, it undeniably presents an intriguing choice. Following closely behind is Chris Evans, with a score of 93.9%. Henry Cavill, whose name has been buzzing non-stop, scored 92.3%, and Idris Elba, who was also thought to be considered in the running, scored 90.9%.

Who All Are in the Running to Become the Next 007?

The search process for the next James Bond might just be one of the most extensive in Hollywood history. From discussions about a female Bond to a male one, every possibility under the sun has been debated. Yet, the question still remains: Who will be the next James Bond?

According to a recent report from The Sun, Aaron Taylor-Johnson is emerging as the frontrunner to take on the iconic role in the upcoming film, replacing Daniel Craig. The report states that Taylor-Johnson has been offered the role and is expected to sign a contract soon.

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Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes in Enola Holmes
Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes in Enola Holmes

However, since the rumor surfaced, there have been no updates to confirm or deny it. Beyond Henry Cavill and Idris Elba, numerous actors were reportedly in the running for the coveted role, ranging from Tom Hardy to Tom Holland to Dev Patel to Nicholas Hoult. Fans are eagerly awaiting official confirmation to find out who will ultimately become the next James Bond, adding to the anticipation and speculation surrounding the iconic franchise.

No Time to Die is currently streaming on Peacock.

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Written by Sampurna Banerjee

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Sampurna Banerjee, an ardent enthusiast of pop culture and movies, pours her passion into her role as a writer for FandomWire. With a penchant for Marvel, DC, and sitcoms, she has contributed over 400 articles, staying up-to-date to the entertainment industry's latest buzz. Moreover, she's penned over 300 articles for Animated Times and shared her work across several Instagram pages. Currently she is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calcutta University.