Regé-Jean himself took to Instagram later that day to substantiate his departure, calling the function the “ride of a life time.”
The gorgeous 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 response to British media outlets.
Even earlier than it was revealed that he wouldn’t return to Bridgerton, Regé-Jean had been fielding queries about presumably making an attempt on Bond’s tux. “If you’re a Brit, and you do something of any kind of renown that people regard well, then people start saying the ‘B’ word,” he told Jimmy Fallon in January, echoing his latest remarks to The Mirror.
Meanwhile, his dance card has steadily been filling up, Bond or not. In March, Regé-Jean started filming the Netflix thriller The Gray Man reverse Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling. He can also be set to seem with Chris Pine and Hugh Grant in a forthcoming Dungeons & Dragons movie adaptation, which has a launch date of May 2022.
In different phrases, there’ll nonetheless be loads of methods to see him smoldering on-display screen, even when he could or might not be doing it with a martini in hand.