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Dwayne Johnson is also known as The Rock said in a recent interview that he wants to play the iconic James Bond. Credit: Universal Pictures

Dwayne Johnson is also known as The Rock said in a recent interview that he wants to play the iconic James Bond.

If he is really cast as James Bond, he would be the most buff Bond of all time.

With recent movie appearances in Netflix’s Red Notice, Johnson has been a busy man, If you have watched Red Notice, you would know why Johnson has such a thought.

In a recent interview, Johnson told Esquire that his grandfather was a Bond villain in Sean Connery’s era of James Bond.

Photo of Dwayne Johnson’s grandfather

Peter Fanene Maivia, grandfather of Dwayne Johnson appearing in You Only Live Twice. Credits: United Artists

He said that he wants to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather to appear in the James Bond movies, he expressed interest in being either a villain or James Bond himself.

The movie James Bond You Only Live Twice was a movie released in 1967, it featured Sean Connery as James Bond.

The movie had a budget of US$9.5 million and the box office was US$111.6, which was an amazing accomplishment back then.

In the 70s and 80s, Teenagers would often look up to James Bond as an idol similar to how youngsters today look at Tony Stark from Iron Man.

Johnson is 49-years-old this year and he probably grew up in the 70-80s era which explains alot.

Having a grandfather in the iconic film would bring him even greater honor to star in future James Bond movies.

The next most anticipated movie that Johnson would be in is Black Adam. A DC Comics character and Johnson would be starring as the character Black Adam.

He will be starring in the show alongside famous James Bond actor Pierce Brosman, he can probably pick up a few tips and tricks from him if he ever becomes part of the Bond family.

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