007 who? The actors who turned down James Bond

Mar 3, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: (by Alexander Larman).

Before Taken, Non-Stop and any of the other apparently innumerable action films that Liam Neeson has appeared in over the past 15 years, he could have traded “a particular set of skills” for a licence to kill. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he suggested that he and “a bunch of actors” were approached by James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli after the release of Schinder’s List made him an A-list star, and, in Neeson’s recollection, asked him a couple of times if he would be interested. However – for good or for ill – Neeson’s then-fiancee Natasha Richardson, with whom...

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