Pierce Brosnan backs Cillian Murphy for James Bond role

37 views
Ex-James Bond star Pierce Brosnan has said fellow Irishman and Oscar nominee Cillian Murphy would make a "magnificent" 007.
Ex-James Bond star Pierce Brosnan has said fellow Irishman and Oscar nominee Cillian Murphy would make a "magnificent" 007.

Ex-James Bond star Pierce Brosnan has said fellow Irishman and Oscar nominee Cillian Murphy would make a “magnificent” 007.

Brosnan’s Endorsement

During an event celebrating Irish creative talent in Los Angeles, former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan voiced his support for Cillian Murphy to take on the iconic role of James Bond. 

Brosnan expressed confidence in Murphy’s ability to portray the suave spy, adding to the speculation surrounding the next actor to don the 007 mantle.

Oscar Wilde Awards

Both Brosnan and Murphy were present at the annual Oscar Wilde awards, held at JJ Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions. 

The event honors Irish contributions to the film and TV industry and serves as a platform for recognizing talent within the community.

Murphy’s Reaction

When questioned about the Bond rumors, Murphy revealed that he had not been aware of them and emphasized his focus on enjoying the upcoming Oscars ceremony, where he is favored to win Best Actor for his role in “Oppenheimer.”

Also read: Renowned Manga artist Akira Toriyama passes away 

Despite the buzz surrounding his potential involvement in the Bond franchise, Murphy remains grounded and focused on his current achievements.

Family Pride

Murphy also took the opportunity to express pride in his son Aran, who is making his film debut in Taika Waititi’s “Klara And The Sun.” 

He commended his son’s talent and independence in pursuing an acting career, highlighting the supportive environment within his family.

Brosnan’s Honorary Award

Brosnan expressed gratitude for being honored with an Oscar Wilde award for his contributions to the entertainment industry. 

He underscored the strong cultural connection between Ireland and America, noting Ireland’s rich tradition of storytelling and its impact on his own career.

Other Honorees

In addition to Brosnan and Murphy, the event recognized Irish visual effects supervisor Richie Baneham and Irish-American actress and comedian Molly Shannon for their outstanding achievements in the industry.

Conclusion

As the speculation surrounding the next James Bond intensifies, Brosnan’s endorsement of Murphy adds fuel to the fire. With Murphy’s rising prominence in Hollywood and Brosnan’s seal of approval, fans eagerly await further developments in the search for the next 007.

Gary Monroe

Gary Monroe is a seasoned contributor to the Los Angeles Business Magazine, where he offers insightful analysis on local business trends and economic developments. With a focus on Los Angeles' dynamic commercial landscape, Gary's articles provide valuable perspectives for entrepreneurs and business professionals in the city.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

Fans’ reaction to K-pop star Karina’s relationship

Next Story

Eric Carmen: music legend dies aged 74

Latest from CELEBRITY

withemes on instagram

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No feed found.

Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to create a feed.