PUBLISHED: 18:08, Tue, Nov 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 18:17, Tue, Nov 12, 2019
The incumbent James Bond still has No Time To Die to be released next year. But after that Daniel Craig is expected to hand in his Licence to Kill. There are a number of big names in the mix for the next 007, with one of them being Last Christmas and Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding.
The 32-year-old has best odds of 8-1 to be the next James Bond.
And now Golding has responded to those rumours he’s in the running.
Speaking with BBC Radio 1, he said: “It’s a crazy, crazy idea.
“But stranger things have happened.
“I’m just excited for Daniel Craig. Y’know he’s been my Bond.”
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Golding added: “Which actor in their right mind wouldn’t accept that?
“It’s one of those special, special characters that I think goes down in history.”
Last year Express.co.uk interviewed the star for Crazy Rich Asians and he even alluded to taking on some more active parts beyond the rom-coms.
Asked if he would ever be a contender for a big action movie, Golding assured: “Absolutely. I know a little bit of fisticuffs…”