Floating the idea that Charan might be a good contender for the part of 007, Coker took to his Twitter handle and shared a number of names as his choices for the next James Bond, which included actor Idris Elba. He wrote, “Bond? Idris Elba, Sope Dirisu, Matthew Goode, Damson Idris, and Ram Charan.”
After that tweet went viral, Coker shared another message that read, “Damn! That escalated quickly. Everyone knows Idris from, well, everything, but to get inside my thinking, watch Sope in Gangs Of London, Matthew G in The Offer, Damson in Snowfall and Ram in RRR. They all deserve a shot at a Savile Row suit and a Walther PPK.”
Damn! That escalated quickly. Everyone knows Idris from, well, everything, but to get inside my thinking, watch Sope in “Gangs Of London,” Matthew G in “The Offer”, Damson in “Snowfall” and Ram in “RRR”. They all deserve a shot at a Savile Row suit and a Walther PPK. https://t.co/8ZGV4UFd9P
— Cheo Hodari Coker (@cheo_coker) July 27, 2022
Earlier, Doctor Strange screenwriter C Robert Cargill, and the writer of DC’s Batman Beyond and Marvel Comics’ Captain America and Kang writer Jackson Lanzing, have all showered praises on the film. Also starring Jr NTR, RRR is a fictional story based on the lives of two Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Ram Charan and Jr NTR played lead roles, respectively. The film collected over Rs 1200 crore worldwide.
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Meanwhile, Daniel Craig’s tenure as 007 is now over following No Time to Die, and the search for the next Bond will begin sometime this year. For the unversed, if Charan lands the part, he will become the seventh actor to play Bond as part of the franchise – following in the footsteps of Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig.
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