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Entertainment Henry Golding says being linked to Bond role 'is an honour'

13:25  19 september  2020
13:25  19 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Movie star Henry Golding has suggested he's keen to become the next James Bond .

Henry Golding is putting himself forward to play James Bond . The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star has been tipped to take on the iconic role when Daniel Craig The 33-year-old star also admitted there still isn't a script for the upcoming 'Crazy Rich Asians' sequel as there is pressure for it to be even better than

a person standing posing for the camera: Henry Golding © Bang Showbiz Henry Golding

Henry Golding is putting himself forward to play James Bond.

The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star has been tipped to take on the iconic role when Daniel Craig leaves the franchise and though he wouldn't confirm he's been approached, he believes the world is ready for a non-white Bond and is "honoured" to even be in consideration.

He told Attitude magazine: "It does seem to be a question that always comes up. It was definitely from 'Crazy Rich,' maybe [the scene with] the white suit coming out the park.

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Henry Golding wants to play James Bond . Henry Golding wants to play James Bond . The ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star has been rumored to handle the iconic role when Daniel Craig leaves the franchise and though he would not confirm he’s been approached It’s an honor to even be in the conversation.

Golding said in a separate interview with Attitude (via PA Media) that it was an " honour " to be in the conversation around the role . (And) because I'm Asian and everybody's fighting for a diverse Bond – sorry, white guys. "I don't know," the star continued. "It's an honour to even be in the conversation.

"I'm Asian and everybody's fighting for a diverse Bond - sorry, white guys.

"Isn't it great that we're having that conversation? Isn't it great that people are like, 'Ok, now it's time, why the hell can't we have a black Bond, an Asian Bond, a mixed-race Bond, a non-distinct Bond?'

"I don't know ... It's an honour to even be in the conversation. It's one of the greatest film roles ever, you'd be stupid to be like, 'I don't want to do that s***.' F*** no, it would be the wildest ride."

The 33-year-old star also admitted there still isn't a script for the upcoming 'Crazy Rich Asians' sequel as there is pressure for it to be even better than the first.

He said: "I live two blocks from Jon [Chu], we're very good friends, almost like brothers really, and he gives me updates if I ever ask because I always get asked - everyone wants to know. He says the challenge really is getting the scripts in shape to go against that first film.

"You don't want to make a script for the sake of making a script, you need to make the script as good, if not better, than the first movie because there are expectations now."

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