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  • -Now, you are -- You're from Scotland.

  • Are you planning on spending the holidays in Scotland?

  • -I am, yeah. I'm going back for Christmas and New Year.

  • And we have a lot of very Scottish traditions.

  • We have Hogmanay, which I don't know if you know it.

  • It's New Year's Eve.

  • And basically, it's kind of a bigger --

  • bigger celebration than Christmas.

  • -New Year's Eve is? -Yeah, yeah.

  • We drink a lot of whiskey and -- Of course.

  • -Yeah, of course. Yeah.

  • -And invite ourselves to other people's houses.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -You do? -Yeah.

  • -Like, what do you mean by that?

  • -It's called First Footing, and it's a tradition.

  • But you basically will go to someone's house

  • on New Year's Day and take some coal with you.

  • I'm not sure why.

  • I guess we're, you know, generous like that.

  • -You give people coal? -Yeah, yeah.

  • It's an ancient tradition. -That's the opposite of America.

  • -Yeah. -Yeah.

  • Oh, I guess back in the day, coal --

  • -I guess it would have been a gift.

  • But now it seems really meager.

  • -Yeah. -Yeah.

  • -It means, like, your --

  • In America it means that you've been bad.

  • Yeah, but now this -- it used to be -- yeah, warm, I guess.

  • -I don't see you guys picking up our tradition.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -So, First Footing? I would do that.

  • -Yeah. -That's fun.

  • We used to go bang pots and pans every New Year's

  • and walk over to my neighbor's house and walk in there.

  • So I guess I probably did First Footing in America.

  • -Yeah. [ Laughter ]

  • -I drank a lot of whiskey, as well.

  • -They did, yes. [ Laughter ]

  • That's always the regular thing that we do.

  • -Just always do -- Yeah, a little.

  • I've got to say because there is this thing

  • that's going around the Internet.

  • I'm sure you've heard it.

  • But everyone's looking at who's going to be the new James Bond

  • because Daniel Craig is stepping down after this movie.

  • And your name's on the top of a lot of people's lists.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -Including William Shatner.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • Who said, "I'm hoping Sam Heughan

  • is gonna be the new James Bond.

  • Been saying it for years.

  • Now people are actually thinking it.

  • Ahead of my time, hashtag."

  • -He would be the great villain. Wouldn't he?

  • -Oh, he'd be a great "James Bond" villain.

  • Yeah. -I can see that happening.

  • -Do you know William Shatner?

  • -Actually, no, I do.

  • We've hung out a couple of times in Los Angeles.

  • -Really? -Yeah, he's quite a character.

  • -He's the best. -He is. We had sushi.

  • And he sent me some bourbon one time. Yeah.

  • -Really? -He's amazing, yeah.

  • -But he's rooting for you. But is there any truth to it?

  • Can you tell us anything?

  • -I can reveal right now that I am not James Bond. No.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • I've never heard -- I'm waiting for the call.

  • Still waiting for the call.

  • -Oh, but you haven't been told you're not James Bond?

  • -Well, I haven't been told I'm not. But --

  • -That's something. Dude, me and you both.

  • Yeah, I haven't heard -- [ Laughter ]

  • They haven't told me. I'm waiting.

  • I mean, no one ever brings it up as much. Yeah.

  • I'm not on any of the lists yet.

  • -I actually -- I do --

  • -You would be the first Scottish since Connery.

  • -Since Connery, yeah. -Since Sean Connery.

  • That's right.

  • -Ian Fleming, you know, he had a lot of Scottish ties.

  • And I think it would be definitely time

  • for another Scottish Bond.

  • -Yes. -Actually shot --

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • I shot a movie this year based on Andy McNab's novels.

  • And it's a lot like Bond, a lot like Bourne.

  • -Is that the Vin Diesel movie?

  • -No, it's another movie.

  • -Wow, you're crushing it. What's the Vin Diesel one I saw?

  • -I did a movie called "Bloodshot."

  • It's out in February. -Yeah.

  • -And it's with Vin Diesel. And it's comic book movie.

  • I think people are really going to love it.

  • -Congrats on all the stuff.

  • I mean, what years you're having.

  • I mean, this is, like, giant. "Outlander" is --

  • -I know. I haven't got time for this actually.

  • -No, yeah, you got to go. Yeah, yeah. Understood.

  • I'll just plug your stuff while you're walking out.

  • But "Outlander." Explain this.

  • 'Cause you have your fan base when you started.

  • But now -- since it went to Netflix, it's a whole --

  • It's international. Everyone loves you.

  • Like, you just got voted -- I saw some poll --

  • sexiest TV period drama star of all time. Hey.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -Thank you, man.

  • My mom is obviously voting a lot for that.

  • -Yeah. [ Laughter ]

  • -So I got to thank her for that. -But you have giant fans.

  • -We've got amazing fans. You know, the books --

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • I think they're all here, in fact.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Yeah. Yeah. This is Outlander Con.

  • -That's it. That's it. -This is Outlander Con.

  • We're doing it here tonight. Yeah.

  • -Just rename your show. -Yeah, we should.

  • I would totally do that, yeah.

  • But I mean, is it -- I don't know.

  • It's got to feel amazing.

  • Everywhere you go people know you.

  • -The show has been going, you know, six years now.

  • Season five is coming out in February.

  • And it's been an amazing journey.

  • You know, I never thought when I first got the job

  • that we would still be here.

  • But it's a great show.

  • And this season, I think,

  • is probably stronger than last season.

  • -What's happening this season?

  • -Well, my character, he's been pitted against his godfather.

  • He's now on the side of the Redcoats, the British.

  • We're in America, of course, and the war is coming.

  • And, yeah, I think

  • it's a really, really strong ending as well.

  • The finale is going to be pretty tough to watch

  • but some really great TV.

  • -Yes, that's what I'm talking about.

  • I want to show a clip.

  • Here's Sam Heughan in the new season of "Outlander."

  • Take a look.

  • -That's not called a cutthroat razor for nothing.

  • Any of you looking like you've been to the war and back.

  • Not today anyway.

  • Nervous?

  • -About what?

  • The day he has in store for me

  • or that you have a blade to my throat?

  • -Sam Heughan, everybody!

-Now, you are -- You're from Scotland.

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Outlander's Sam Heughan Entertains Those James Bond Rumors

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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