Nish Kumar desires to play James Bond “as a prank”

Nish Kumar has shared that he wish to play James Bond in an “elaborate prank”.

In a brand new interview with The Guardian, the comic mentioned that he thinks “it could be very cool” to be named as the long-lasting undercover agent.

When requested if he wish to star in a Hollywood film, like his colleague James Acaster in Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, the stand-up comedian responded: “It might be very cool if I used to be named the subsequent James Bond, as a result of the collective meltdown it could encourage in a bit of the British press could be so profoundly hilarious that I nearly assume Barbara Broccoli ought to do it as a prank.”

Kumar added: “They’ve made sufficient cash from the franchise, why not make the subsequent casting of James Bond an elaborate prank?”

This follows current rumoured developments within the casting of 007, after Daniel Craig stepped down from the function in 2021 with No Time To Die.

It was reported final month that Kick-Ass and Tenet star Aaron Taylor-Johnson had been provided the function by manufacturing studio EON Productions, who had been awaiting his response. Taylor-Johnson has neither confirmed nor denied the hearsay.

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James Acaster and Nish Kumar in London on July 3, 2023. CREDIT: Getty/Picture by Ian West/PA Pictures through Getty Pictures

Kumar took the chance to throw a jokey comment at Acaster in his response, including: “I believe it’s an extended journey clearly to think about me as a spy than it’s to Acaster as a Ghostbuster as a result of, let’s face it, the man is a fucking nerd.”

Elsewhere within the interview, Kumar opened up about a few of the greatest and worst recommendation he has obtained in his profession.

He defined how he was “as soon as given some fairly horrendous recommendation by a comedy agent,” sharing: “They instructed me I ought to do a broad, racist Indian accent in an audition. I might hope issues have moved on for youthful acts from ethnic minority backgrounds however it was really terrible recommendation.”

As for one of the best recommendation, he cited a lyric within the Outkast observe, Rosa Parks: “You’re solely as funky as your final reduce.” Kumar interpreted it as “a cooler manner of claiming you’re solely pretty much as good as your final gig.”

He added: “However I want to listen to it in André’s voice.”

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