While the Bond franchise doesn't exactly have the best track record with Australians (R.I.P George Lazenby's career), things might have been so different if Hugh Jackman had made a decision to accept the offer to audition for the iconic black dinner jacket.
Ironically, the Bond films did become grittier and real with the release of Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig as the iconic superspy.
Explaining why ultimately refused to play the tuxedo-clad James Bond, Jackman revealed, "I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and insane, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real".
Jackman doesn't appear to regret his decision to turn down the offer to become Pierce Brosnan's successor and instead is happy with the way he pulled off Wolverine.
Hugh also revealed that he decided not to apply for his licence to kill as we has told by producers that he would have no say in the character's direction.
He further added how he did not get any choice at that time as he said, "And the response was: 'Oh, you don't get a say".
Daniel Craig was ultimately offered the role and, well, it seems like they decided to make him gritty after all.
Do you think Hugh Jackman would have been a worthy James Bond? "It felt a little bit claustrophobic".
Speaking to Variety magazine, he shared: "I always tried to do different things". "People wanted me to play that kind of hero part exclusively", he said. The untitled next James Bond movie has a November 8, 2019 release date.
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Rogers still wants sports programming rights, Staffieri said, adding the company does not need to own a team for that reason. The Blue Jays were founded in 1977 and became back-to-back World Series champions in 1992 and 1993.
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Citing NPCI data, Sengupta said that in October-November period, Tez accounted for 70 per cent of transactions on BHIM UPI. Google at its annual event in India, "Google for India" announced that its play store is among the nation's favourite.
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In a letter to the judge published earlier this week, Schmidt said he felt like he was "misused" by VW in the diesel scandal . He returned to Germany the same month where he was told about the existence of the software.
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