The Crazy Rich Asians star is 20-1 to be the subsequent James Bond, based on numerous bookies. And if solid, Henry Golding can be the very first mixed-race actor to formally play Ian Fleming’s spy. The 33-year-old is usually requested what he thinks concerning the alternative of enjoying 007 and in a single latest interview, he performed it very coy.
Golding added: “Isn’t it great that people are like, ‘OK, now’s the time, why the hell can’t we have a black Bond, an Asian Bond, a mixed-race Bond, a non-distinct Bond?’”
With Craig hanging up his dinner jacket this November with No Time To Die, absolutely Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson will start their seek for the subsequent 007 quickly.
After all, the 60th anniversary is simply two years away, so maybe that might be a superb second to announce the subsequent Bond.
What followers know for sure, nonetheless, is that the brand new incarnation is not going to be feminine.
Broccoli informed The Guardian in 2018: “Bond is male.
“He’s a male character. He was written as a male and I feel he’ll in all probability keep as a male.
“And that’s high quality. We don’t have to show male characters into girls.”
Nevertheless, the Bond producer is open to an actor of any ethnicity.