Did you know that Jurassic Park actor Sam Neill auditioned to play James Bond?

The last trailer of the spy. James bond The spy series 'Not Time to Die' was launched yesterday and is packed with a good dose of action, excitement and suspense. With Daniel Craig At the head, this drama features a masked bad guy and a lot of typical Bond stuff. And while fans anxiously wait for the 25th movie of the franchise to hit the screens, here is a little trivia about the spy series.

Curiously before Thymus th and Dalton , who played Bond in the 15 th installation of th e popular series, it was ano th er Hollywood star who was almost cast to play th and iconic character. ‘Jurrasic Park’ star Sam Neill had revealed in an interview how he was pushed to audition for th e lead role in ‘The Living Daylights’ by his agent. The actor fur th er added th at th e test was embarrassing as he didn’t want to play James bond . In th e audition tape, Sam is seen entering a bedroom and introducing himself to a lady as “Bond, James bond .”

In th e past actors like Clint Eastwood , Hugh Jackman and Cary Grant have been speculated to have been approached for th and spy series.