Ram Charan as 007? Marvel creator believes so

With ‘No Time To Die’ Daniel Craig’s stint as James Bond, the charismatic British Secret Service agent, has come to an end. Producer Barbara Broccoli has already hinted that the company has plans to reinvent the popular franchise with a new actor. Ever since, several names have been tossed around by the media as the potential new 007.

Popular Hollywood stars Henry Cavill, Idris Elba, Regé-Jean Page, and Sope Dirisu have been known to be the contenders to play the iconic spy. However, now it seems an Indian actor is in fray for the coveted role.

Recently, creator of Marvel series ‘Luke Cage’ Cheo Hodari Coker listed Ram Charan as one of the potential actors to play the next James Bond. The writer of the hit series took to his Twitter account to share his thoughts on the next James Bond.

Cheo in a Tweet listed Ram Charan among popular Hollywood names such as Idris Elba, Sope Dirisu, Matthew Goode, and Damson Idris as potential actors to play the next James Bond.

“Bond? Idris Elba, Sope Dirisu, Matthew Goode, Damson Idris, and Ram Charan,” read his tweet.

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After his tweet was noticed with thousands of likes and comments, Cheo retweeted his own tweet expressing his astonishment at the response to his tweet.

He said that while Idris Elba was well known, he recommended his followers to watch Sope in ‘Gangs of London’, Goode in ‘The Offer’, Damson in ‘Snowfall’ and Ram Charan in ‘RRR’. Cheo said that all these actors deserved a shot at a Savile Row suite and a Walther PPK.

Damn! That escalated quickly. Everyone knows Idris from, well, everything, but to get inside my thinking, watch Sop… https://t.co/pdaEZ6jK57

— Cheo Hodari Coker (@cheo_coker) 1658945836000

‘RRR’ which was released worldwide on March 25 this year is fast gaining popularity among audiences in the West. Several Hollywood film-makers, writers, and artistes have hailed the film helmed by SS Rajamouli for its story and technical prowess. Upon release the film garnered both critical and commercial success. It went on to collect over Rs 1,200 crore at the global box-office.

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