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Charlie Hunnam Reacts to the Idea of Playing James Bond

Charlie Hunnam Reacts to the Idea of Playing James Bond

Could Charlie Hunnam take on the role of James Bond? He’s down!

The 40-year-old Jungleland actor addressed the possibility of playing the role one day in an interview with People.

When asked if he would ever take on the role, he said: “100 percent.”

“I would be so flattered and honored to be considered to play James Bond as an Englishman. But my intuition tells me that I shouldn’t be waiting for that phone call to come. I think there are many people ahead of me on that list,” he went on to say.

As for rumors that he could be next for the role, he described the talk as “external chatter.”

“It’s very flattering sort of fan dialogue. Nobody’s ever, on a professional level from within the industry, brought that up to me,” he went on to say.

“As much as people want to talk about me playing James Bond, please continue. Maybe that’s the genesis of these things. Maybe fan chatter leads to industry people actually talking about it in a more serious way,” he added.

He also said that if it wasn’t him, he could see Tom Hardy taking the role.
Hunnam tells PEOPLE Tom Hardy would make for a great spy.

“The person that I hear about in that conversation is Tom Hardy. I hear that he’s really the front runner [to play James Bond next]. I think that would be sensational. I’m an enormous Tom Hardy fan so I would love to see him as James Bond.”

Just Jared ran a poll to see which star readers would like to see play the character next – find out who won!

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