Cavill replied: “Kal would make a brilliant 007 dog. I’ve got to say, Bond is already stretching belief when it comes to him being a spy, and so having this lugged around with me as well…
“If I’m trying to keep a low profile, it’s ruined with him whenever I walk around.”
Kelly added: “But I think you’d be great. And, of course, it’s going to happen at some point.”
Being a Bond audition alumni with best odds of 5-1 to replace Craig, the 38-year-old seems in prime position, but perhaps already being an established star wouldn’t be in his favour.