Tom Hardy Opines About Working With Christopher Nolan For James Bond
Having worked together on Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, and Dunkirk, the two men have quite the history with each other. Nolan’s decision to cast Hardy in Inception played a large part in propelling him to stardom, leading to continued collaboration between the two as well as roles for Hardy in other high-profile projects like the aforementioned Fury Road.
With this in mind, it is hardly a surprise that Nolan’s expression of interest in directing a James Bond film has sparked speculation that he might work with Hardy again. After all, Hardy has been previously floated as a contender for the role of 007 after Daniel Craig retires from the series. While Hardy declined to comment on his chances of getting the role out of fear of “jinxing” it, he said that it would be “cool” to work with the Interstellar director again.
Cbr.com, the source of this story, had this to say:
The immediate future of the franchise appears to be up in the air, with Craig making headlines in 2015 by saying he’d rather slash his wrists than star in another Bond film. However, he later softened his stance, explaining in October that, “If I were to stop doing it, I would miss it terribly.”
“They say that shit sticks, and that definitely stuck,” he said.
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