Anybody undecided whether or not Aaron Taylor-Johnson has the bodily presence and attributes to step into the James Bond tuxedo simply must look lengthy and laborious on the spectacular photos beneath. The British actor was a rank outsider within the race to exchange Daniel Craig however has shot to the highest of the Bond odds, wiping out former scorching pictures like Henry Cavill and Tom Hardy. Taylor-Johnson has began proving he can deal with and helm gritty motion roles along with his most up-to-date film and now the brand new Calvin Klein marketing campaign proves he is able to slip out and in of any of the traditional Bond appears to be like. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE FULL SET OF PICTURES OF AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON MODELLING CALVIN KLEIN
Taylor-Johnson is the right match for the reported necessities of Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson. They’ve made it clear that the following Bond won’t be a girl, regardless of a marketing campaign by many well-known names, and that he may very well be of any ethnicity so long as he’s British.
It has additionally been reported that the producers are on the lookout for somebody below 40 to tackle a job that might final not less than a decade.
Taylor-Johnson has simply proved he’s in preventing form within the newest pictures for the “Calvin or nothing” marketing campaign, with the headline, “Sturdy presence.”
Coral spokesman John Hill instructed Specific On-line: “Aaron Taylor-Johnson is the identify everyone is backing to exchange Daniel Craig as the following James Bond. He’s now odds-on for that position for the primary time since opened betting on this market a number of years in the past.”
The bookies has Taylor-Johnson at 4-5 odds, adopted by Completely happy Valley, Grantchester and McMafia star James Norton on 3-1. After being out in entrance for therefore lengthy, Cavill has slipped again to 7-2, whereas Hardy is languishing behind on 5-1.The previous additionally turns 40 this yr whereas the latter is already 45.
The remainder of the listing consists of odds of 4-1 for Bridgerton’s Rege-Jean Web page, 6-1 for authentic overwhelming favorite Idris Elba, 13-2 for Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12-1 for Aidan Turner and 12-1 for Jamie Dornan.
Taylor-Johnson will flip 33 subsequent June and is completely poised to take up the position. Not solely do the producers need an actor who can doubtlessly play the position for the long term, they’re additionally mentioned to be trying to reboot the franchise after Craig’s incarnation died by beginning with Bond at a youthful, extra callow stage of his life.
Taylor-Johnson famously broke by way of within the lead position of 2009’s John Lennon biopic, Nowhere Boy, when he was 18. He subsequently began a relationship along with his 42-year-old director Sam Taylor-Wooden and the couple married in 2012.
The actor can be set to debut in 2023 within the lead position within the upcoming Sony Spider-verse blockbuster Kraven The Hunter.