Henry Cavill ‘Would Love’ To Replace Daniel Craig As James Bond

The star would happily pick up the 007 mantle.

Superman actor Henry Cavill would jump at the chance to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond.

As No Time To Die finally edges closer to a theatrical release, many 007 fans are wondering who will replace Daniel Craig as 077.In a recent interview with GQ, Henry Cavill revealed that he’d “love to” succeed Craig and step into his shoes as the next James Bond. The news comes soon after the star explained he won’t don the Superman costume in reshoots for Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut, which is coming to HBO Max.

While many fans seem to think Henry Cavill as James Bond would be a good move for the series, there’s no word as to whether it’ll happen or not. When speaking to GQ, Cavill explained that it’s “up in the air”  but that he’d love to take on the role. It’s hard to deny that Cavill wouldn’t be a good fit for the role, especially after his brilliant performance as CIA assassin August Walker. Who doesn’t want to see him reload his arms mid-fight as James Bond? Take a look at Henry Cavill’s comments about replacing Daniel Craig below.

“If Barbara [Bond producer Barbara Broccoli] and Mike [co-producer Michael G. Wilson] were interested in that, I would absolutely jump at the opportunity. At this stage, it’s all up in the air. We’ll see what happens. But yes, I would love to play Bond, it would be very, very exciting.”

Would you want to see Henry Cavill as James Bond? Is the Superman star a good replacement for Daniel Craig? Are you excited to see the next James Bond film? Let us know in the comments!

Here is the official synopsis for Daniel Craig’s James Bond in No Time to Die:

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, No Time to Die stars Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, David Dencik and Dali Benssalah.

No Time To Die is currently scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on November 20, 2020. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news surrounding Daniel Craig and Henry Cavill and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Source: GQ

Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

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