Ed Quinn to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 46-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Quinn set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2014. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Ed Quinn.

UPDATE 16/04/2014 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Every man, at some point in his life, wishes he could be James Bond. And with the news that Daniel Craig may well be out as 007, there are a whole bunch of actors from London to Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Ed Quinn become the Seventh James Bond?

Quinn’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Eureka (2006-2012) and Young Americans (2000-2000). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Quinn now is – what next?

Three reasons Ed Quinn would be good for the James Bond franchise

  1. It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be a 46-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Quinn.
  3. It would give Ed Quinn a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Quinn To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Ed Quinn for James Bond.

“His name is Quinn. Ed Quinn!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) April 15, 2014
“He was perfect as Dr. Nathan Stark in Eureka, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 15, 2014
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) April 15, 2014
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Quinn has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) April 15, 2014

Rumors about Ed Quinn stepping into the role's next iteration have been floating about for a while now. He is characterized by being smooth, slick, handsome, rugged and charming. These are definitely the characteristics needed to play James Bond. Don’t you agree?

Do you think Ed Quinn should be the next James Bond?

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