In a recent interview with Capital FM, the Spectre actor was (genuinely) asked what he thought about Niall Horan of boyband One Direction becoming the next 007.
According to the report, Craig was “enthusiastic” about the choice, saying Niall would be “absolutely fantastic”. He also called the singer “a good man” who would do the part justice.
In case you're not sure which one is Niall, it's this guy:
Niall’s name has apparently been a favourite for some time, if you believe Directioners' casting acumen. Other’s in contention for the role include Idris Elba, Henry Cavil and Tom Hardy.
At the Spectre press junket, the often frosty Craig was asked some hilariously soapy questions:
The 24th Bond film is expected to break box-office records in the UK, having grossed $6.4 million on its first night.
Spectre, also starring Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris, is in cinemas now.
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