Liam Hemsworth ought to take over the James Bond franchise from Daniel Craig … so says the man who took the torch from Sean Connery.
George Lazenby, greatest generally known as the Bond after Sean, tells TMZ … Liam deserves Hollywood’s famed license to kill for a complete host of causes.
First, George says Liam has the performing resume worthy of the following MI-6 agent, and in addition has sufficient expertise to take care of all of the media consideration and scrutiny.
George was the youngest James Bond, solely 29 years outdated, when he was solid to interchange Connery — and he thinks 32-year-old Liam might churn out Bond movies for the following decade, all whereas retaining his youthful beauty, similar to George has … if he does say so himself. 😆
Of course, there’s additionally the Australia connection … George and Liam are each from down underneath … and each James Bond to this point has been underneath the British crown. Australia is a British Commonwealth nation, so George says a “handsome Aussie dude” like Liam matches the invoice.
Perhaps most significantly, George says the following Bond must be “loopy sufficient, smug sufficient, assured sufficient, bold sufficient to tackle the function” … as a result of Craig, like Connery, is a tricky act to observe.
Add all of it up and George says Liam checks all of the packing containers.
As we reported, names are flying as hypothesis mounts over who would be the subsequent Bond, with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, an English actor well-known for “Bullet Train” and “Kick-Ass,” getting into the combination … together with “Emily in Paris” star Lucien Laviscount.
George has beforehand advised us the subsequent Bond could possibly be feminine … he says the late Dame Diana Rigg — the Bond Girl who co-starred with him in his 1969 movie, “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” — was each bit his equal on the massive display screen.
But, Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is now saying the following 007 will likely be a person, and George says the boss’ phrase goes in Bond world.
George says he is wishing good luck to whoever picks up the torch from Daniel … be it Liam or one other bloke.