‘Stranger Things’ Actor Jamie Campbell Bower To Fight Henry Cavill in James Bond?

‘Stranger Things’ Actor Jamie Campbell Bower To Fight Henry Cavill in James Bond?

It is doubtless that fan’s beloved Vecna aka Jamie Campbell Bower has always loved the dark side a little more. His passion for playing fantasy roles is clearly visible in his portrayal in Netflix’s Stranger Things. The British actor started his career with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a slasher film. Later, he was seen sitting on the throne of Volturi with other vampires in the Twilight franchise.

He also became the young version of the villainous character of Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter movies. Now, it seems that the actor is ready to take a step up in the biggest game of Hollywood characters. Because Daniel Craig has announced his retirement from the franchise, there are open possibilities for new faces now. So, will Jamie get the chance to fight Henry Cavill in the James Bond hunt?

Jamie Campbell Bower wants to play a villain in the legendary James Bond franchise

After the revelation of Daniel Craig stepping down from the leading role of James Bond, fans are curious to know what will happen next. There is a whole list of contenders to take over the legendary icon of Hollywood. While Jamie Campbell Bower has other thoughts and doesn’t want to play a hero. In an interview with Josh Horowitz on Happy Sad Confused, he revealed that he always wanted to be depicted as an antagonist in the movie, more specifically, Lyutsifer Safin.

“And I remember before Rami did the film, I was like ‘I’m gonna be the first person under 30 to do it’ and the Rami comes along and just like kills it and I’m like, ‘Dammit, I wanted to do that,” said Jamie.

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He stated that he was keeping an eye on the role even before Rami Malek played Lyutsifer Safin in No Time To Die (2021). Therefore, the 33-year-old actor is looking forward to becoming the best villain in the topmost franchise.

Is Bower the best opposite for fighting Henry Cavill in James Bones?

According to the information scrolled out by BoyleSports, it was stated that Henry Cavill is holding the number one position for the next 007. So it means if Henry becomes the protagonist, then James will be fighting him in the movie. However, there is no such confirmation about the movie or cast that has come out yet.

But imagining Jamie playing the baddie once again does make sense because fans already saw him shaking the walls of Hawkins with his powerful performance. Simply the presence of the actor in Stranger Things season 4 made people terrified.

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The actor has put so much effort to bring out the true evilness that Vecna possessed in his heart. From voice modulation to long shooting hours to Vecna transformation, he was impeccable. Seeing his talent and hard work one can say that he would be an ideal choice to stand against the biggest secret agent of Hollywood.

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