After the James Bond franchise was left by Daniel Craig after a successful run of five films, the makers are still on a hunt for a new name to lead the franchise. While various rumors were floating around, it was reported by some sources that the studio wants a younger James Bond this time who can continue to play that role for the upcoming span of years. This statement by the studio raised more speculations regarding the actor going to portray Bond the most prominent being Tom Holland. According to some rumors, Tom Holland can turn out to be the exact portrayal that the studio was demanding till now.
The Quest for a new James Bond
Daniel Craig starred in 5 James Bond movies after prominent figures like Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Pierce Brosnan already added class and style to the character. After the consecutive run of five successful movies, the actor announced his departure from the series and we ultimately got the conclusion when 007 died at the end of No Time To Die.
Now after he exited the character, numerous other names started to pop out who can fit in the role of the British Secret Service Agent. The most prominent names that were considered by the fans were Henry Cavill, Idris Elba, and Tom Hardy. But they were soon found to be invalid as the latest sources cite that the studio is on a quest for a younger 007. According to Entertainment correspondent Ross King:
“The latest rumor – and in some ways part of this is very much true – which is, basically, the Bond producers are looking for a younger Bond.” He added that the studio is likely seeking “someone probably in their 30s.”
It is also found that the studio demands someone under the height of 5ft 10. This raised further speculations regarding Tom Holland’s casting as he exactly matches all the criteria that are demanded.