Australian actress and host Rebel Wilson has been invited to audition for the next film in the James Bond series.
The Pitch Perfect musical star revealed the news at the Cannes Film Festival, where she is promoting The Deb, her feature directorial debut. The 43-year-old, however, did not specify what role she is being considered for, adding to the joke that it was not that of Agent 007.
According to Variety, producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson extended the invitation to Rebel Wilson after seeing him audition for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts gala in 2022. Although the auditions were held the year Last, Rebel Wilson didn’t say if she got the role. The next James Bond is still in the development phase, the producers are still looking for the rare pearl who will replace Daniel Craig, who did not renew his contract after No Time to Die.