Is the British star about to get her license to thrill?
Madden outscored established favorites such as Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston and Aidan Turner after his debut role in the BBC drama last month.
It has become one of the best tips from bookies and it seems that Broccoli herself was paying attention.
The new reports say: "It is understood that Barbara Broccoli, the executive producer of Eon Productions who has the final say in all of Bond's characters, is likely to approach Madden in the coming days."
A source said: "Seriously, it seems that he [Madden] she's going to get the job. Not only is she at the top of Barbara's list, but she's preparing to offer the paper. "
After so many months, even years of speculation, this is moving suddenly very fast.
Recent programs such as Poldark and McMafia had catapulted actors such as Turner and James Norton into the star lists that could replace Daniel Craid when he retired after Bond 25. However, The Bodyguard was the biggest drama on British television for more. of a decade. Madden also starred in the popular game of thrones as Robb Stark.
Broccoli spoke recently about the latest delays and dramas that have just come to Bond 25 production, while Madden's father revealed his son's hopes.
Production was due to start this December with Danny Boyle on board to direct and write the script. After his moving departure for "creative differences", Cary Fukunaga was announced as his replacement, with filming delayed until March 2019.
This also meant that the launch date of the last James Bond presentation in James Bond was changed from October 2019 to February 14, 2020.
Asked if she was worried about all the problems, Broccoli said, "Worried about what? No, it's a movie, we're very excited about Bond and we can not wait."
When rumors began to emerge about Richard Madden, his father, Richard Sr, said: "Whether it's James Bond or any other important role, Richard has ideas about the things he would like to do …
"I'm pretty sure he wants that to be on his CV one day, but he's not making a song and dancing about it …"
No official statement has been made about Madden's participation.
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