James Bond star retires from $7.8 billion franchise with hilarious statement: 

James Bond, created in 1953 by British author Ian Fleming,  

has amassed a legacy spanning more than six decades and has delighted fans all over the world.  

The excellent Daniel Craig played James Bond most recently.  

The actor's departure from the famed franchise, however, 

has raised fans' expectations regarding the search for his replacement.

Rebel Wilson, a humorous actress, jokingly claimed to be the new James Bond in a recent interview.  

Wilson's lighthearted comment gives the rumors of the upcoming Bond a humorous spin.

Rebel Wilson auditioned for James Bond 25.