Bridgerton Spoilers: Regé-Jean Page ‘Flattered’ To Be In The Running For Iconic Role
Bridgerton spoilers and updates tease that Regé-Jean Page (Simon Bassett) says that he is “flattered” to be in the running as the next James Bond. While no concrete plans have been made, fans on both sides of the pond have made it pretty clear that they would love to see the actor take on the role, as he would be the first actor of color in doing so. Here’s what you need to know.
Bridgerton Spoilers – Regé-Jean Page ‘Flattered’ To Be In The Running For James Bond Role
Speaking to Britain’s The Mirror, the handsome actor admitted that he was “flattered” to be included among a host of British actors tipped for the iconic role. In fact, he’s been in the running ever since fans were first introduced to him with Bridgerton made its debut on Christmas Day last year.
Regé-Jean Page said, “Ah, the B-word. I think that if you are British and you do anything of note, that other people take notice of, then people will start talking about that. I think that’s fairly normal and I’m flattered to be in the category of Brits that people have noticed. Nothing more – or less – than that.”
Despite being a favorite, Rege-Jean added that he was also bemused by the idea of making any plants “at this moment in history” and has “given up” doing so. With that said, The Landbrokes list of James Bond frontrunners include:
Tom Hardy – 6/4, James Norton – 7/4, Idris Elba – 7/2, Regé-Jean Page – 5/1, Sam Heughan – 6/1, Richard Madden – 6/1, Jack Lowden – 8/1, Cillian Murphy – 10/1.
Bridgerton Updates – What’s Next For Regé-Jean Page?
Now, whether or not Regé-Jean Page makes the cut remains to be seen. For now, he’s focusing on some of his upcoming projects in the pipeline, which include including The Gray Man and the film adaptation of Dungeons and Dragons.
While he might not be starring in the next season of Bridgerton, there’s no doubt that fans will continue to see Regé-Jean Page, both on-screen and off. Watch this space as we have a feeling that we will be hearing much more from this handsome actor in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead.