Rumors swirl as the hunt for the next actor to don the iconic tuxedo as James Bond intensifies. All eyes focus on Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Daniel Craig exits the 007 franchise. Reports suggest Taylor-Johnson poised to step into the role, with film production slated to begin this year.

Sources cited by British tabloid The Sun confirm Taylor-Johnson received a “formal offer” for the role and is expected to accept imminently. This development follows months of speculation about who will inherit the mantle of the famous fictional spy from Craig, who held the position for 15 years.

“Bond is Aaron’s job, should he wish to accept it,” the source revealed. Additionally, with the offer on the table. Anticipation is building for an official announcement. Last year, Aaron Taylor-Johnson had a meeting with 007 producers. The meeting reportedly went “very well,” placing him in contention alongside other actors like Cillian Murphy and Henry Cavill.

At 33 years old, Taylor-Johnson fits the bill. Additionally, Bond producers were reportedly seeking a “thirty-something” actor to commit to the role for the long term. Known for his roles in films like Kick-Ass, Tenet, and Bullet Train, as well as in the MCU as Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Taylor-Johnson brings a wealth of talent and experience to the table.

With projects like The Fall Guy and Kraven The Hunter on the horizon, Taylor-Johnson’s star is on the rise. Consequently, this makes him a compelling choice to “reinvent” the Bond franchise for the next generation of moviegoers. As fans eagerly await confirmation, the prospect of Taylor-Johnson stepping into the iconic role could add an exciting new chapter to the storied legacy of James Bond.

By Editor