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Aaron Taylor-Johnson swerves James Bond question on red carpet
Aaron Taylor-Johnson has responded to rumours that he may be playing the next James Bond.The actor, 33, has been a favourite for the iconic role since January 2023 when it was reported that he had impressed producer Barbara Broccoli in a screen test.Last month, it was reported that EON Production had offered him the job, and that they were awaiting his response.Taylor-Johnson has not directly confirmed or denied the rumours, and at an event earlier this week, even swerved a question about the 007 gig.Speaking to the Associated Press at The Fall Guy premiere in London on Monday (April 22), the Tenet star was asked whether he was “sick of being asked about Bond” by an interviewer.After a pause, Taylor-Johnson replied: “You sick of asking the question?”, to which the reporter responded: “I want to know, so no.”The Kick-Ass star then laughed and ended the conversation with: “Alright, have a good one,” before walking away.This follows a Rolling Stone interview the star did earlier this year in which he gave a vague response to his upcoming work: “I can only really talk about the things I’m going to show and tell. So, The Fall Guy, Nosferatu, Kraven The Hunter.”He also swerved the topic in an interview with Esquire, saying: “As I’ve already told you, I have to go by the beat of my own drum.
Cillian Murphy adds Ireland’s top acting prize to Oscars win
Cillian Murphy has secured another award win for his performance in Oppenheimer.The actor was recently named Best Lead Actor at the Irish Film and TV Academy Awards on Saturday (April 20) for his portrayal of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed biopic.This follows an impressive list of wins for the actor this award season, having been recognised at the Oscars, BAFTAs, Golden Globes and SAG awards.The Irish actor, who has collaborated with Nolan on six films, including the Dark Knight trilogy, acknowledged the significance of receiving the award on home soil.Having been presented his award by Killers Of The Flower Moon star and nominee for Best International Actress, Lily Gladstone, Murphy accepted the honour with: “God, I’m still so brutal at this.”He continued: “But being in this room is so special — being at home, with people that I love and admire amongst my fellow nominees and some of my favourite people.”According to Variety, the Peaky Blinders star spoke backstage after the ceremony at the Dublin Royal Convention Centre, sharing: “It feels lovely being home with so many friends and colleagues.”Nominated alongside Murphy in the category were All Of Us Strangers’ Andrew Scott and Saltburn’s Barry Keoghan.