Olivia Colman Addresses Night Manger Spinoff And Bond Speculation

OliviaColmanAfter her role in the recent series The Night Manager with Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie, actress Olivia Colman has gotten more popular outside of the U.K. The three-time BAFTA award winner (Accused, Twenty Twelve, Broadchurch) has been talked about for both a spin-off of her character Angela Burr and as a possible Bond candidate. The actress talked with Deadline about these rumors.

If she had heard the talk of her being the next Bond:

Yeah. I did hear that. But I think that's sort of a comedy tweet.

About the idea of her co-star Tom Hiddleston being James Bond:

I mean, he would be perfect wouldn't he? He's the perfect specimen for Bond. I like M. I'd love to be M one day. Well, maybe when Ralph Fiennes doesn't want to do it anymore, maybe he'll give me a ring.

What about the talk of a second season of Night Manager or an Angela Burr spinoff:

I haven't heard that. I think I'd probably be fine with that! I don't know. I had such a lovely time. It's such a lovely story. It's such a great part to play. You'd have to be a complete idiot to say no. I think that if they called we'd all say yes. But I don't know. I haven't heard yet if they're doing this or not.

Colman is currently working on the third season of Broadchurch with her co-star David Tennant.

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