Regé-Jean himself took to Instagram later that day to substantiate his departure, calling the function the “experience of a life time.”
The beautiful information of his exit led British bookmakers to slash the chances of him changing into Bond, placing him neck-and-neck with such A-listers as Tom Hardy, in accordance with British media outlets.
Even earlier than it was revealed that he wouldn’t return to Bridgerton, Regé-Jean had been fielding queries about probably making an attempt on Bond’s tux. “Should you’re a Brit, and also you do one thing of any sort of renown that individuals regard properly, then individuals begin saying the ‘B’ phrase,” he informed Jimmy Fallon in January, echoing his latest remarks to The Mirror.
In the meantime, his dance card has steadily been filling up, Bond or not. In March, Regé-Jean started filming the Netflix thriller The Grey Man reverse Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling. He’s additionally set to seem with Chris Pine and Hugh Grant in a forthcoming Dungeons & Dragons movie adaptation, which has a launch date of Might 2022.
In different phrases, there’ll nonetheless be loads of methods to see him smoldering on-screen, even when he might or is probably not doing it with a martini in hand.