Dwayne Johnson not too long ago sat down with Esquire, the place he opened up about his want to star as the following James Bond.
Johnson revealed that his grandfather, Peter Maivia, performed a villain in 1967’s You Solely Reside Twice. On the time, 007 was performed by the legendary Sean Connery.
Whereas Johnson says he want to comply with in his grandfather’s footsteps, he goals for the main function. There was plenty of dialogue surrounding who ought to play the following Bond, now that Daniel Craig has starred in his ultimate Bond flick, No Time to Die.
“I would like to follow in his footsteps and be the next Bond,” the Crimson Discover actor stated. “I don’t want to be a villain. You gotta be Bond.”
Even when it doesn’t work out, the actor has a ton of flicks on the best way, in addition to Crimson Discover, which simply got here out. Black Adam is ready to launch subsequent summer time, and The King and San Andreas 2 are amongst his upcoming tasks.
There’s a glimmer of hope that Johnson might make a return to the Quick & Livid franchise and reprise his function as Lou Hobbs. After publicly feuding with Vin Diesel, Diesel has apologized to The Rock.
“You have a very important role to play,” Diesel stated. “Hobbs can’t be played by no other. Hope that you rise to the occasion and fulfill your destiny.”
One can solely hope for a Hobbs and Dominic Toretto reunion!