Bustle magazine to promote his role in the new live-action version of Pinocchio.The 43-year-old was asked a few questions relating to his sexuality.
Given his acting skills, profile, good looks and age, Evans is a potential replacement for Daniel Craig, who has now given up his role as James Bond.
Evans was asked if he thought audiences were ready yet for a gay Bond.“I don’t know what the current temperature is with audiences, whether they care enough to worry about what James Bond does in the bedroom,” he replied carefully. “I don’t think it really matters at all to the character if I’m really honest.”He went on to talk about how his recent filming for a lead role in the TV show Echo 3 had involved him training with Navy Seals.
The show involves a lot of action sequences. The interviewer interpreted this, rightly or wrongly, as Evans demonstrating his suitability to play Bond.Related: Luke Evans enjoys Ibiza vacation with hunky new beauAlthough evasive about 007, Evans was more forthcoming about one of his confirmed roles.