The identity of the next actor to portray the iconic spy James Bond remains a mystery.

According to a report from the U.K. tabloid The Sun, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, known for his role in Kraven the Hunter, is being considered as the potential successor to Daniel Craig. The report, citing an unnamed source, suggests that "Bond is Aaron’s job, should he wish to accept it," with producers anticipating his agreement in the near future. However, a separate source close to the situation has informed EW that this information is not accurate.

EW has reached out to EON Productions, MGM, and Taylor-Johnson's representatives for official comments on the matter.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson rumored as next Bond: Here's what we know about the search for a new 007

The search for the next James Bond remains a topic of intense speculation and interest. As of now, here's what we know:

  1. Aaron Taylor-Johnson Rumors: Recent reports from The Sun suggest that Aaron Taylor-Johnson is being considered for the role of James Bond. However, these rumors have not been officially confirmed, and a separate source has indicated that this information may not be accurate.

  2. Official Confirmation: There has been no official confirmation from EON Productions, MGM, or Taylor-Johnson's representatives regarding his potential casting as James Bond. The situation remains fluid, and fans are eagerly awaiting official updates.

  3. Other Candidates: Over the years, several actors have been rumored or considered for the role of 007, including Tom Hardy, Idris Elba, Henry Cavill, and others. The search for the next James Bond is ongoing, and no definitive decision has been made.

  4. Future Announcements: Fans can expect further announcements or updates regarding the casting of James Bond in the coming months. EON Productions and MGM are likely to make an official statement once a decision has been finalized.

In summary, while Aaron Taylor-Johnson's name has surfaced in recent rumors, the search for the next James Bond is still ongoing, and no official announcements have been made at this time.