Date: 1st June 2005

ER star linked with 007 role

ER star Goran Visnjic is the latest actor tipped to be the new James Bond.

The Croatian actor is being "seriously considered as the sixth 007" according to Bond website,

The 32-year-old actor, best known as Dr Luka Kovac on ER, has reportedly attended several meetings with Martin Campbell who will direct the new Bond movie, Casino Royale.

Campbell is expected to join the production team working on the movie full-time next month after completing work on The Legend of Zorro.

The producers have still to confirm who will play Bond in the new movie amid speculation that Pierce Brosnan may be asked to return.

Others reportedly in the frame include Clive Owen, Ewan McGregor, Julian McMahan and Daniel Craig.

Source: Press Release