Liam Neeson Says His Late Wife Talked Him Out of James Bond Role in the 90s

Liam Neeson Says His Late Wife Talked Him Out of James Bond Role in the 90s
Schindler's List and Taken actor Liam Neeson recently narrated a sweet story about his late wife and acclaimed actress Natasha Richardson on a talk show. Apparently, Neeson rejected the offer to play James Bond in GoldenEye due to his then partner, Natasha Richardson's opposition to it. The Irish actor appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden, and when asked if he was ever approached to play James Bond, Neeson said the following, "Yeah, they approached, I believe it was a couple of calls from Barbara Broccoli, who's now the main producer of the Bond films. This was after I had done Schindler's List, which was 26 years ago. But I wasn't offered it. I know they were looking at various actors and I, apparently, was among them. However, my dear departed wife did say to me - we were doing a movie together in South Carolina - and she says,
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