British hunk formally offered role of James Bond and ‘will sign contract this week’ to take over from Daniel Craig

March 19, 2024

BRIT actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson is taking his martinis shaken, not stirred, after being formally offered the job as the new James Bond. Bond boss Barbara previously confirmed they would be casting a man in the 007 role despite calls for a woman to step in. She said in 2020: “James Bond can be of any colour, but he is male. 12 Timothy Dalton played Bond only twice, and wanted to give a darker edge to the character Credit: 20th Century FoxTIMOTHY Dalton played Bond only twice, once in 1987’s The Living Daylights and later in 1989’s Licence To Kill. 12 Daniel Craig is the most recent Bond, and stayed in the role for a decade and a half Credit: AlamyDANIEL Craig revamped the James Bond franchise with 2006’s Casino Royale.