Taron Egerton doesn’t assume he’d be the “proper alternative” to play James Bond.
The 33-year-old actor has been tipped to interchange Daniel Craig as 007 – however Taron believes there are higher candidates for the position.
He defined to the Every day Telegraph newspaper: “I don’t assume I’m the appropriate alternative for it.
“You need to be persistently statuesque to be that man. And that’s one thing that I’m nonetheless striving for. I’ve all the time struggled with my weight.”
The award-winning actor added that enjoying Bond “is a bit like being a model ambassador in addition to being an actor. And that might be actually enjoyable in microcosm, however I’m certain I learn that [producer] Barbara Broccoli stated that it’s a 15-year dedication.”
Taron additionally revealed that he hasn’t been approached for the position.
He shared: “It’s type of irrelevant how I really feel about it, anyway, as a result of I can let you know there have been zero cellphone calls.”
Taron performed Sir Elton John within the 2019 biographical drama movie ‘Rocketman’.
And the award-winning singer beforehand heaped reward on the actor.
He stated: “I don’t assume I’ve to say something to him as a result of he appears to have it discovered for himself.
“He’s far more completely happy inside himself and I feel that’s the reality.”
Taron is equally keen on the chart-topping musician, admitting that it had been a “very surreal course of attending to know him”.
The actor – who additionally starred within the ‘Kingsman movie franchise – stated: “He doesn’t need me to be continuously him like he’s God.
“He desires me to have a look at him like he’s my good friend, which he’s.”