Melbourne (ANI): Aussie actor Sam Worthington, famed for his
Avatar's role, has been tipped as the next person to play
the famous spy James Bond. According to the Daily
Telegraph, Worthington, 33, has become the favourite ahead of Will
Smith to replace Daniel Craig as the famed British spy on the big
screen, reports News.com.au.
His interpretation of Corporal Jake Sully, a disabled soldier
who falls in love with an alien from Pandora in Avatar helped the
James Cameron film to overtake Titanic as the highest
grossing film ever. Names being touted as his potential love
interest as new Bond girls include Britain's Cheryl Cole and Freida
Pinto, who starred in Slumdog Millionaire.
The only other Australian to play the hero, most famously
brought to life by Roger Moore and Sean Connery, was George