His name is Johnson… Aaron Taylor-Johnson: The British actor underwent a ‘secret audition’ to become the next James Bond last year after ‘impressing’ franchise producer Barbara Broccoli. was
Aaron Taylor-Johnson met with 007 producers amid rumors that he would be the next James Bond.
The actor, 32, came together to discuss his iconic role after Daniel Craig’s departure from the franchise after his fifth appearance as a secret agent in 2021’s No Time to Die.
according to pack news Aarons met with producer Barbara Broccoli, and sources say the meeting “went very well” after she reportedly filmed a secret audition late last year.
New 007? Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 32, has reportedly met with 007 producers amid rumors that he will be the next James Bond.
However, the source continues, nothing has been officially confirmed and it is unclear what the next steps will be.
MailOnline has reached out to representatives for Aaron and Barbara for comment.
In December, it was reported that Aaron filmed a scene as a secret agent, capturing the memorable “gun barrel teaser footage” seen in movies over the years.
an informant told Sun At the time: “Aaron impressed his boss so much that he shot one of the franchise’s famous gun-barreled teaser scenes. It’s something all actors do. We are one step closer.”
“The brand bosses were really impressed with his unique acting skills and impressive back catalog of action movies.”
Done: After Daniel Craig left the franchise after 2021’s No Time To Die, the actors met to discuss the iconic role (picture of actor Daniel)
The publication reported a month ago that Aaron had a hit with producers and particularly impressed producer Barbara.
“Aaron attended a screen test to be the next Bond in September and the producers and Barbara loved him. He’s now one of the frontrunners,” a source told the publication at the time. told to
Aaron, who is married to Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson, 55, has appeared in Kick-Ass movies, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Godzilla.
Iconic: In December, it was reported that Aaron filmed a scene as a secret agent to capture the memorable “gun barrel teaser footage” seen in movies over the years.
It follows reports that Idris Elba has stepped away from “years of talks” with movie bosses to become the next Bond, paving the way for a new 007.
bookmaker William Hill Henry Cavill was then up front at 5/2, Léger Jean Page at odds of 4/1, followed by Tom Hardy and James Norton at 6/1, Chiwetel Ejiofor was 7/1.
Henry, 39, recently revealed he was leaving The Witcher with Australian actor Liam Hemsworth stepping into his role as Geralt of Rivia.
Daniel Craig, 54, has appeared in five Bond films, from Casino Royale to No Time to Die.
Bow down: Reports are coming in that Idris Elba has stepped away from ‘years of talks’ with movie bosses to become the next Bond, paving the way for a new 007