Is Regé-Jean Web page taking part in the subsequent James Bond? Right here’s what the ‘Bridgerton’ star needed to say in response to the film hypothesis.
As Regé-Jean Page retires his fancy fits because the Duke of Hastings, followers are questioning if the Bridgerton star can be placing on a brand new swimsuit as the subsequent James Bond. On April 6, a betting firm referred to as Coral chosen Regé-Jean as the brand new favourite to play Agent 007 and estimated his odds of doing so to be 5/2, The Mirror reported. With such a excessive prediction, Regé-Jean lastly responded to the hypothesis — which began way back to the month Bridgerton premiered in Dec. 2020 — in a brand new interview.
“Ah, the B phrase. I believe that if you’re British and also you do something of be aware, that different individuals take discover of, then individuals will begin speaking about that,” Regé-Jean teased whereas talking to The Mirror on Tuesday. The Bridgerton alum continued to keep up an air of secrecy in the direction of the potential film function.
“I believe that’s pretty regular and I’m flattered to be within the class of Brits that individuals have observed. Nothing extra – or much less – than that,” he instructed the outlet. Tom Hardy and James Norton have been different favorites chosen to be the subsequent Bond.
It didn’t sound like Regé-Jean had main plans in the mean time, although, given the risky nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I believe the idea of getting plans on this second in historical past is mildly hilarious. So I’ve given up on making them,” he added.
So, it seems like individuals should carry on making bets as to who the subsequent Bond can be. Anyway, the 25th James Bond movie, No Time to Die, hasn’t even come out but! Daniel Craig performs the British Secret Service agent within the film set to come back out in theaters on Oct. 8, 2021.
— Regé-Jean Web page (@regejean) December 16, 2020
As we talked about earlier, this isn’t the primary time Regé-Jean has sparked Bond-related hypothesis. He borrowed a well-known catchphrase from Agent 007 to caption a Bridgerton video that he shared in Dec. 2020. “Regency, royalty Shaken and stirred. #Bridgerton,” Regé-Jean tweeted over a video of himself wanting dashing because the Duke of Hastings. This in fact set off a spherical of rumors about Regé-Jean’s subsequent function, since Bond likes his martinis “shaken, not stirred.” For now, although, the one factor that has been confirmed is the shakeup taking place to the Bridgerton forged after Regé-Jean announced his departure from the hit Netflix collection on April 5.