Dune 2’s Austin Butler U-turns on subsequent James Bond feedback ‘What was I thinking’ | Films | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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After his Oscar-nominated position as Elvis Presley, Austin Butler stars because the villainous Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen in Dune 2 this weekend.

The 30-year-old rising star of Master of the Air is definitely having his second, however what about his possibilities of taking part in the following James Bond now the position is vacant?

After all, he’s definitely bought the appears and producer Michael G Wilson has stated they’re on the lookout for a person in his thirties.

During a latest look on The Tonight Show to advertise Dune: Part Two, host Jimmy Fallon pulled up outdated footage of the actor confidently saying he might play 007.

In the archive Teen Vogue clip, a blonde-haired Butler stated: “I could be the first American James Bond. I would do it with a British accent.”

Laughing on the outdated footage, Butler stated: “That’s crazy. What was I thinking? I grew up loving James Bond…No, he’s gotta be British.”

While there’s by no means been an American Bond within the official 007 films, not all of them have been British.

George Lazenby who changed Sean Connery in his solely Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was an Australian mannequin with no performing expertise.

Additionally, Pierce Brosnan was born within the Republic of Ireland, so don’t anticipate the following Bond to be British for positive.