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‘Poldark’ Star Aidan Turner as James Bond: Actor Impressed Former 007 Sir Roger Moore

Poldark star Aidan Turner is one of the actors being considered to be the next James Bond in the upcoming film of the franchise. Even Roger Moore has been impressed with Turner and commended him being a “very good actor” to star as 007.

The role of the iconic spy has been the most coveted slot in the film industry. It could not be denied that almost all of the actors in Hollywood would want to be included in the list. As recalled, it has been played by legendary stars Pierce Brosnan and Sean Connery.

Daniel Craig has not yet signed the contract to reprise the role. There are rumors that the actor hinted that he wanted to leave the franchise and do other movies. Since he has been mum about it, numerous Hollywood stars have been tipped to be the 007.

Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy and Idris Elba have been the punters’ bet. The Poldark hunk Aidan Turner has been included also. In fact, the former Bond star Roger Moore praised Turner for his acting skills.

Hamilton Spectator reported that the legendary actor, who starred as 007  seven times, commended the handsome. He said in an interview with Daily Star newspeaper that Turner should be next actor to fill the iconic role.

Moore said that Turner would make a “very good Bond.” It can be recalled that veteran actor Robin Ellis also referred him as “quite capable” of starring as James Bond. He explained that the 33-year-old actor has been doing a wonderful job as Ross Poldark. He added that he looks “great and has a brooding presence.”

Furthermore, he said that the Irish star would be an excellent Bond. He then gushed that Turner is a very good actor. But then, it appeared like Turner himself slammed all the rumors around him. reported that Aidan Turner dismissed the claims that he will be the next James Bond. He could not be the 007 since Daniel Craig has not officially stepped down from the role yet.

Speaking to host Nick Grimshaw of BBC Radio, Turner displayed his frustration at getting inquired about the fictional role. He said that “it is just rumors and there is nothing in it.”

The Hobbit actor explained that “there is still someone who is playing the role” that is why he does not want to talk about it. He added that people are talking about someone else’s part, and “Daniel Craig is well hard.”

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