Prince William is the ‘perfect candidate’ to play James Bond, such as the 007 movie mogul

Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson – who are responsible for the James Bond series – received a CBE medal from Prince William recently, with them teasing that he ‘checked all the boxes’ for 007

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William and Kate attend No Time To Die premiere in September

Idris Elba, Tom Hardy and Regé-Jean Page aside, because Prince William has been declared the “perfect candidate” to take on the James Bond role from Daniel Craig.

He’s tall, wears a trench coat and is capable of piloting a helicopter, so the duke might be a good fit for Her Majesty’s – ie his grandmother – the Secret Service, the Bond movie mogul said.

Franchise producers Barbara Broccoli, 62, and Michael Wilson, 80, who are siblings, picked up CBE from Prince William, 40, at Buckingham Palace yesterday.

The brothers said they are still “hunting” for a new 007 to take over from 54-year-old Daniel, who left the series after starring in five seasons.

James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson with their CBE medals for services to film and theater


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Barbara has produced the last nine Bond films, including Casino Royale, Skyfall and No Time To Die, with her brother, and says it is a “great honor” to have William accept a CBE.

When asked who is likely to be the next Bond, she said: “Unfortunately, the person we just met is not available. Unfortunately he has been busy, but he would be a contender. perfect.

The film producer also teased Prince William: “[He] tick all the boxes. But sadly he was not present. “Barbara concluded by commenting, “So we’re still hunting. “

Siblings say Prince William would be a ‘perfect candidate’ for the role


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And when asked if they have a favorite part of the popular series, Michael replied, “We like them all. We always find something great in every movie.”

He added: “Especially the different actors who have played great films. I think, in our hearts, we believe at least one of their films is excellent, if not excellent. is a number.”

Daniel Craig has played James Bond in five films (Credit: WireImage)



The siblings own family-run Eon Productions, founded by their late father, Albert ‘Cubby’ Broccoli. Barbara said she and Michael make a “good team” together.

Discussing their partnership, she recently commented, “Things go so well when we work together. It’s just that around the table we have disagreements!”

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