Pierce Brosnan reveals the famous singer he always dreamed of portraying in a biopic

Publish Date
Saturday, 29 October 2022, 11:08AM

While Pierce Brosnan will forever be best-known for playing James Bond, it turns out his dream role is very unlikely to happen now ...

In a recent interview with NME, the Mamma Mia actor spoke about his fondness for a movie musical and revealed the one musician he always want to portray in a biopic.

"I don't have any desire to play anyone in particular. I mean Elvis, but he's been taken and beautifully so," he said.

"Mamma Mia's the closest I've got to singing and I love it. I did get a platinum album for my singing you know, so f*** the begrudgers! I got to sing with Meryl Streep!"

He continued: "It was the last thing I expected but I kind of got it. I understood the joke, the karaoke of it all. They didn’t employ me for my singing but I loved it anyway."

Elvis Presley was of course played by Austin Butler in Baz Luhrmann's recent biopic opposite Tom Hanks' Colonel Tom Parker.

Brosnan starred in four Bond movies between 1995 to 2002, including GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day.

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