James Bond legend Sean Connery takes early morning walk with his assistant. PHOTO /MEGA.
James Bond legend Sean Connery was recently spotted in the streets of New York taking early morning walk with his assistant.
The 87-year-old actor and the helper stepped out wearing a light blue polo shirt and jogging bottoms.
He starred in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983, starting with Dr No and ending with Never Say Never Again.
In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables.
The sighting in New York comes after reports that things are changing in Bond world.
The reports indicated that a new James Bond film is in the offing.
The movie, dubbed ‘Bond 25’, supposedly features Bond quitting the secret service and wedding Dr Madeleine Swann, who he rescued at the end of Spectre.
Bond 25 opens with them in wedded bliss but she is killed by Bond’s enemies and he goes after them seeking revenge.
An insider told the New York Post that film will be ‘like ‘Taken’ with Bond’, referring to the kidnap thriller starring Liam Neeson.
Swann was played by Léa Seydoux in Spectre who will reprise the part in the new movie.
Fans had already guessed that Bond might be getting married in Bond 25, which is due out in November next year.
Sean Connery walks with the help of a cane and caretaker in New York. PHOTO/SPLASH NEWS
On Inverse.com one said: ‘Ian Fleming constantly had Bond thinking about settling down in his original books’.
Fans noted that in both the book and film versions of ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ Bond is married to Tracy Draco only for her to be murdered by Blofeld, Bond’s nemesis.
Bond 25 will almost certainly be the last film starring Daniel Craig, 49, and he has said he wants to go out out ‘on a high note’.
Although the film is currently shrouded in MI6-like layers of secrecy, the unnamed source has claimed the new film will show Bond happily married to Madeleine Swann, the character played by Léa Seydoux in 2015’s Spectre.
A source told the Post: “Bond quits the secret service, and he’s in love and gets married.’ The insider added Bond will return to the secret service after his wife is killed.”
If so, it would be the first time that Bond has been married on screen since 1969’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, when the spy tied the knot with Tracy Draco (played by Diana Rigg) – only for his wife to be murdered by the villainous Blofeld (Telly Savalas).
The 25th Bond film is set to be released in cinemas on November 8, 2019.
Craig admitted he “always wanted to return” to the role, but confirmed the next Bond movie will be his last.
He explained: “I think this is it. This is it. I just want to go out on a high note, and I can’t wait.”
Daniel has already starred in Skyfall, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Spectre.