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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wants to be the next James Bond

The Rock wants to be 007.

Pro wrestling star turned actor Dwayne Johnson has an curiosity in succeeding Daniel Craig as James Bond, he just lately revealed.

“I would like to follow in his footsteps and be the next Bond,” Johnson, 49, mentioned in an interview with Esquire.

Johnson — whose grandfather Peter Maivia performed a Bond villain in the 1967’s “You Only Live Twice” — isn’t content material with simply showing in a film in the film franchise.

“I don’t want to be a villain,” The Rock added with a large smile. “You gotta be Bond.”

Craig’s fifth efficiency as the British spy in “No Time to Die,” which got here to theaters final month, was his final in the position. The 53-year-old has been the face of 007 since 2006, when Craig performed Bond in “Casino Royale.”

Dwayne Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson’s grandfather Peter Maivia performed a Bond villain in 1967’s “You Only Live Twice.”
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If Johnson have been to take up the mantle of taking part in the iconic film character, the prolific actor would grow to be the ninth actor to play the MI6 undercover agent. Johnson’s coming films embrace superhero film “Black Adam,” set to be launched in summer season 2022, and animated comedy “DC League of Super-Pets,” scheduled for a May launch.

During the Esquire interview, printed Nov. 11, the chiseled health club rat and former University of Miami soccer participant additionally defined his behavior of peeing in water bottles throughout his grueling exercises.

“I do pee in my water bottles, but let me give context to that,” Johnson mentioned. “It’s not a water bottle that I’ve actually purchased solely for water that you wash and clean when you’re done using it. These are just bottles that I’m no longer using.”

“Usually the gyms that I work out in don’t have a bathroom because they’re the iron paradise,” the transfer star added. “They’re just hot, sweaty and dirty.”

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