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Daniel Craig tips Niall Horan as the next James Bond

Published 27/10/2015 | 15:17

Well he can tick the tux box
Well he can tick the tux box
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Rumours of a permanent One Direction split are rife but actor Daniel Craig believes Niall Horan has another opportunity in the pipeline.

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The 007 star admitted that the Mullingar singer has the potential to take to the big screen and be the next James Bond when he retires from the role.

Speaking to Capital Radio in the UK, Daniel said that Niall would make an “absolutely fabulous” Bond.

The 1D heart-throb has spoken in the past of his desire to take on the role of the world’s most famous fictional spy.

Daniel Craig attending the World Premiere of Spectre, held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 26, 2015. See PA Story: SHOWBIZ Bond. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
Daniel Craig attending the World Premiere of Spectre, held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 26, 2015. See PA Story: SHOWBIZ Bond. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

Meanwhile, the launch of the latest Bond flick ‘Spectre’ celebrated its world premiere in London’s Royal Albert Hall this week, an event which was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Speaking of the impact Bond has had on his life since he took up the role in 2006, Craig said: "It's changed my life and I've loved every second of it."

“I'm not overwhelmed, I'm very excited and I can't wait for people to see the movie.

"I hate watching myself on screen, but I love playing James Bond,” he said.

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