Out on the promotional circuit ahead of Blade Runner 2049, the Canadian has been earmarked by the Englishman to helm the 007 sequel.
According to a source close to production, 007 will be settling down before all chaos ensues in the 2019 extravaganza.
The British tabloids have reported on talks between the iconic pop star and the studio, intimating that Adele might be a facilitator over the deal.
The 49-year old won't be handing in his license to kill just yet, with the veteran set to reprise his role as James Bond in two more installments.
A source close to production has given details about the upcoming Daniel Craig blockbuster, with villains Christoph Waltz and Dave Bautista set to return.
A campaign appears to be building to ensure the Hollywood starlet makes history to changing the face of 007 forever.
The iconic British filmmaker has said that he would love to helm a 007 title, on the proviso that the studio wanted something different for the franchise
The Englishman is said to comeback for his 5th portrayal of the infamous agent while pop star Adele is believed to join him for the soundtrack.
Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are said to be considering an expanded Bond world that would venture further than the man with a license to kill.
Following the news that the 89-year old passed away, tributes flowed for a man who brought a level of class and elegancy to the role of James Bond.
Probably not the first director most are thinking of. Which makes sense, since Paul McGuigan's filmography is limited.
Star-Lord has made it public that he wants to stay beyond his 5-film contract as the former WWE star angles for a 007 comeback next to Daniel Craig.