Aaron Taylor-Johnson set to become the new James Bond

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson is reportedly gearing up to step into the iconic role of James Bond, following an official offer from Eon Productions. The 33-year-old British actor, known for his roles in “Kick-Ass” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” is said to be inclined to accept the offer, poised to succeed Daniel Craig as 007.

Insiders suggest that while the formal offer is on the table, Aaron is expected to sign his contract soon, paving the way for the official announcement. The next installment in the Bond franchise, which had faced delays due to Hollywood strikes, is now back on track, with plans to begin shooting this year at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire.

Aaron’s potential casting comes after a thorough search that included acclaimed actors like Cillian Murphy, Idris Elba, Henry Cavill, and James Norton. Responding to speculation about his Bond aspirations, Aaron expressed gratitude for the consideration, calling it a “charming and wonderful” compliment.

(Source: Sky News | The Sun | NY Post)

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