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James Bond author wants Daniel Day-Lewis for spy role

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Sep 25, 2013 | 4:43pm EDT

The latest author to tackle literary spy James Bond has revealed he'd like Daniel Day-Lewis to play his 007. William Boyd recently released the latest Bond novel, Solo: A James Bond Novel, and insists the three-time Oscar winner is a perfect match for his superspy. The writer says, "He actually resembles the Bond that (007 creator Ian) Fleming describes in the books. "That's someone who looks like the American singer-songwriter Hoagy Carmichael - a tall, lean, rangy, very dark-haired, good-looking man." Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as the secret agent in Bond 24, due out in 2015.

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