HE’S FOND OF BOND
WITH Stapleton’s star status firmly on the ascent, Deadline Hollywood recently suggested his “Pierce Brosnan dark looks should put him on any of those 007 shortlists should Daniel Craig decide to move on”. Is that appealing? “Of course it is, mate,” Stapleton says. “It’s like saying
to any actor: do you want to be a part of Star Wars? Do you want to be James Bond? The Bourne Identity?
“Yeah, I think it takes a very strange actor to sit there and say, ‘No, I don’t want to be a part of that’.
“I read that (article) and you know, it was nice to read.”