Is Dave Grohl Going To Star At The Upcoming James Bond Movie? Here’s The Truth
Foo Fighters founder and frontman Dave Grohl has apparently decided to pursue a career in acting too as Kerrang! magazine recently “revealed” that he’ll be staring in the upcoming James Bond movie called ‘No Time To Die’ so as to bring the lacking musical element to the Bond universe.
As you know, Dave Grohl started climbing the ladder of fame in the late ’80s, and his fame increased in 1990 when he joined Nirvana. Upon the passing of Nirvana’s frontman Kurt Cobain, Grohl founded Foo Fighters, which is now one of the most famous bands in the rock scene, and their work is highly appreciated, and they have won ten Grammy Awards.
Where Did The Rumors Come From?
It seems like his music career wasn’t enough for Dave Grohl, who recently decided to dive into Hollywood. On April 1, Kerrang! magazine published an article which “announced” that Grohl was going to star at the upcoming James Bond movie, ‘No Time To Die,’ which really excited rock fans. As you may know, the shooting of the film was wrapped up in November 2019, and it was expected to be released in November 2020.
However, Kerrang! stated that the release date was postponed both due to COVID-19 and upon the decision to reshoot certain scenes with Dave Grohl, starring as Grohlfinger, the musical side-kick of the supervillain Safin that will be played by Rami Malek. This piece of news sparked the interest of millions all around the world, and the fact that a studio spokesperson had approved these claims made it seem even more legitimate.
Is It Real Or An April Fools’ Day Prank?
As mentioned above, this article was published on April 1, and on the next day, it was revealed that it was an April Fools’ Day prank. This prank made thousands smile but also encouraged some to stress that having a rockstar in such a classic film would be very cool and interesting.
Here’s what a studio spokesperson said about this:
“He’ll essentially be The Man With The Golden Drum. The Bond universe has long been missing a musical element, and we believe Dave can bring in a new audience to the tuxedo-wearing, womanizing, ageless bore.”
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