The next James Bond: Everything we know

Who could take over for Daniel Craig as 007 in the next James Bond film?

Daniel Craig as James Bond
(Image credit: Greg Williams/Eon Productions via Getty Images)

When it comes to casting the next 007, could the name be Johnson ... Aaron Taylor-Johnson?

It's been more than a year-and-a-half since Daniel Craig drank his final martini as James Bond in "No Time to Die," leaving fans anxious for news about who will step into those big shoes. In recent months, we've learned more about what producers may be looking for, and one actor has emerged as an early frontrunner. Meanwhile, some fan favorites have bowed out of consideration.

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.