Clint Eastwood Wants to Play ‘James Bond’?

The director says that he isn't through with acting just yet, and if the right project comes along he will go before the camera once again.
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Clint Eastwood Wants to Play ‘James Bond’?

Clint Eastwood Wants to Play James Bond?Clint Eastwood had previously stated that his performance in the 2008 drama Gran Torino would be his last in front of the camera. But the prolific Hollywood icon has changed his mind, and in a recent interview, revealed that he is open to acting again as long as the project is something incredibly special.

He then went onto state that he would play James Bond if offered the role. Here is what Clint Eastwood had to say about returning to the other side of the camera:

"I would act if the right role came along. But I'm not looking to do it because there are not that many great roles that would be something different for me to play, to conquer. I don't know, I never say never, like James Bond or something."

Clint Eastwood will next direct Leonardo DiCaprio and Judi Dench in the biopic J. Edgar. At this time, there is no word that he will be appearing in the film.

Gran Torino was released December 12th, 2008.

Skyfall was released November 9th, 2012.

Sources:Bloginity

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  • instead8909 • 4 years ago

    I heard a while back that he wanted to direct a Bond film, it would be cool if he did.

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    • slysnide • 4 years ago

      @Marcusx: It's called enticing the reader. Like dangling a chunk of red meat to a carnivore to lure them in. The tagline is meant to draw you in, whereas the actual story is always something different. I figured someone of your arrogance would know such things. But I suppose not, as you only log on anymore to brag about how smart you allegedly are, yet are sounding more and more like those annoying newbs who plague the site.

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      • the-screenwriter • 4 years ago

        I got mine off of Photobucket.

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        • daveactor7 • 4 years ago

          @Screenwriter where do i find an avatar like yours? lol

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          • the-screenwriter • 4 years ago

            @Marcusx: Whoa...calm down buddy. lol

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            • shuabert • 4 years ago

              @MarcusX: Don't be an ass. Orange is this site's class clown. You think he's being serious in reporting that Eastwood wants to play James Bond? Get real.

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              • marcusx • 4 years ago

                I really wish Orange would f*cking kill himself. He needs to. I find every issue I have come across on here to be directly tied to his stupidity and lack of knowledge. Who hired that *sshole?

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                • marcusx • 4 years ago

                  Hes not saying he would PLAY James Bond. Hes saying he NEVER SAYS NEVER like the TITLE of the JAMES BOND FILM YOU F*CKING MORONS! God, everyone who writes for this sh*t hole website literally has NO idea what the f*ck they are talking about EVER.

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                  • remy72883 • 4 years ago

                    i think he meant by the drama and the character, i have to say if that was the last time i saw him on film i would be bummed out, but everyone loved that character,

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                    • ChiRep-1 • 4 years ago

                      LOL @CaptainRumi by perfect ending your not referring to him being gunned down in a wave of gunfire are you??.. As far as the movie being an end to an illustrious career, agreed Gran Torino is the perfect ending.

                      @AlanOrange, not cool.

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                      • rm6969 • 4 years ago

                        Clint Eastwood can do whatever he want's give him a Bond Role or will Knock you out!Do You Feel Lucky Punk?Well Do Ya!!

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                        • shuabert • 4 years ago

                          Lol @BAlanOrange. Up to your old tricks with this one, I see.

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                          • moviegeek • 4 years ago

                            He's making a freaking joke. . . good gracious.

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                            • rufio • 4 years ago

                              i say he ditch the Edgar project and take on helming or acting in a bond flick (maybe a flashforward of future bond kicking butt still). lol his weapon of choice in the future: 44 Magnum. lol

                              *tradmark scruffy voice* "the name's bond... james bond. you talkin' to me, punk?"

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                              • jayaottley • 4 years ago

                                WOW THIS TITLE IS SO MISLEADING.....

                                Clint Eastwood wanted to direct a BOND FILM a while back, lol, not play Bond

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                                • elmaschingon • 4 years ago

                                  mr eastwood. is awesome....

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                                  • narrator • 4 years ago

                                    @Supes, ergo the "some of you" statement. You, Zany, D, and a few others took it how it was meant to be for the most part.

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                                    • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                      I knew he was messing with us, @Narrator, if you read my comments :P

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                                      • narrator • 4 years ago

                                        Looking at the thread, about 90% of you guys totally took this article the wrong way, as expected, and blew sh*t out of proportion. Alan's having a laugh with us, which is cool. He's also reporting that Clint wants to keep on acting, which is a worthy discussion, and a way to get people interested is by putting in the 007 reference. Again, some of you (although cool) really are immature at times. This is elementary stuff, similar to the Cena for Batman article, which was also taken the wrong way. I think it's flattering to have a site that likes to pull jokes every now and then on it's users, even though they are as unsubtle as can be. Enjoy it.

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                                        • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                          Just looking at that picture with this article cracks me up.

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