Dwayne Johnson has his eyes on a brand new function.

The 49-year-old star is called one of many hardest working actors in Hollywood, usually showing in a variety of high-profile films annually, together with in well-known franchises like “The Fast and the Furious” and “Jumanji.” Not to say, he is made a reputation for himself in tv as nicely with “Ballers” and “Young Rock.”

Now, the actor has hopes of taking over certainly one of present enterprise’ most iconic roles: James Bond.

The British spy has been portrayed by a variety of actors through the years, with Daniel Craig wrapping up his tenure earlier this yr with “No Time to Die.”

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Dwayne Johnson revealed his aspirations to play James Bond.

Dwayne Johnson revealed his aspirations to play James Bond.
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Fans are keen to seek out out who will step into the function subsequent, and Johnson is tossing his hat into the ring.

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In a latest interview with Esquire, he identified that his grandfather, Peter Maivia, appeared briefly as a Bond villain in 1967’s “You Only Live Twice.” On IMDb, the star is credited as “Car Driver.”

Johnson's grandfather briefly appeared in ‘You Only Live Twice’ alongside Sean Connery.

Johnson’s grandfather briefly appeared in ‘You Only Live Twice’ alongside Sean Connery.
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“Yes, my grandfather was a Bond villain in ‘You Only Live Twice’ with Sean Connery,” he defined. “Very, very cool.”

The former WWE star added: “I would like to follow in his footsteps and be the next Bond.”

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While an American has by no means played Bond, a number of have appeared as villains in the franchise. However, Johnson would not appear to have any need to affix the franchise in such a way.

Daniel Craig wrapped up his tenure as James Bond earlier this fall.

Daniel Craig wrapped up his tenure as James Bond earlier this fall.
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“I don’t want to be a villain,” he asserted. “You got to be Bond.”

Johnson, nevertheless, has a full slate of movies in the approaching years, together with his entry into the DC franchise with “Black Adam” and a sequel to his latest Disney enterprise “Jungle Cruise.”