James Bond star George Lazenby advises Liam Hemsworth to reprise the role
James Bond actor George Lazenby thinks Liam Hemsworth should reprise the role of 007 in the popular franchise.
Speculation has grown over who will play the secret agent since Daniel Craig announced his departure in 2021 no time to die.
Lazenby, 83, – who played Bond in 1969 – suggested the Thor The 32-year-old actor is a perfect fit for the role.
Talk to TMZthe veteran actor praised Hemsworth, saying, “He’s crazy enough, cocky enough, confident enough, ambitious enough to take on the role.”
Lazenby, who took over from Bond after Sean Connery in the 1960s, suggested the new Bond must be someone residing “under the Commonwealth” in order for an Australian actor to meet the criteria.
“Liam is a handsome Aussie dude who is young enough to continue appearing on the show for years to come while maintaining his looks,” he added.
Meanwhile, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Idris Elba and Cillian Murphy are among the top contenders to play James Bond.