Aaron Taylor-Johnson ‘Has Already Filmed Iconic Gun Barrel Teaser Footage For Producers’ Amid Rumors He’s Being Tipped To Be The Next James Bond
Aaron Taylor-Johnson has reportedly been filming in character as James Bond amid rumors he will take on the iconic role.
According to The Sun, the 32-year-old actor filmed the memorable “gun barrel teaser footage” seen in the movies over the years.
A source told the publication, “Aaron has impressed bosses so much that he filmed one of the franchise’s famous teaser scenes, something all the actors do. That step brings him one step closer to signing a deal.”
The new 007? Aaron Taylor-Johnson ‘Has Already Filmed Iconic Gun Barrel Teaser Footage’ For Producers Amid Rumors He’s Being Tipped To Be The Next James Bond
They added, “Bosses at the brand were really impressed with his unique blend of acting intensity and his impressive back catalog of action films.”
The publication reported last month that Aaron was a hit with producers, particularly impressing producer Barbara Broccoli.
“Aaron screen-tested to be the next Bond in September and producers and Barbara loved him. He is now one of the front runners,” a source told the publication at the time.
Iconic: According to reports, the actor, 32, filmed the memorable ‘gun barrel teaser footage’ seen in the movies over the years
Leading actor: Daniel Craig, 54, starred in five of the Bond films, from Casino Royale to No Time to Die
Aaron, who is married to Fifty Shades Of Gray director Sam Taylor-Johnson, 55, starred in the Kick-Ass movies, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Godzilla.
It follows that Idris Elba walked away from “years of talks” with film executives to become the next Bond, paving the way for a new 007.
Bookmakers William Hill then put Henry Cavill ahead at 5/2, Regé Jean-Page at odds of 4/1, followed by Tom Hardy and James Norton both at 6/1 and Chiwetel Ejiofor at 7/1.
Will he be Bond? Henry Cavill is another star tipped to take on the iconic role of Bond and recently left The Witcher
Henry, 39, recently revealed that he would be leaving The Witcher, while Australian actor Liam Hemsworth would take on the role of Geralt of Rivia.
Daniel Craig, 54, starred in five of the Bond films, from Casino Royale to No Time to Die.
MailOnline has reached out to a representative for Aaron for comment on this article.
Bow: It follows that Idris Elba walked away from ‘years of talks’ with film bosses to become the next Bond, paving the way for a new 007