Is Cavill set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2014. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Henry Cavill.
UPDATE 30/07/2014 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Henry Cavill become the Seventh James Bond?
Cavill’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Batman vs. Superman (2016), Man of Steel (2013) and The Tudors (2007-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Cavill now is – what next?
Three reasons Henry Cavill would be good for the James Bond franchise
- It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be Henry Cavill?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Cavill.
- It would give Henry Cavill a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Cavill 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 Henry Cavill for James Bond.
“His name is Cavill. Henry Cavill!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 29, 2014
“He was perfect as Superman in Batman vs. Superman, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 29, 2014
“A 31-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 29, 2014
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Cavill has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 29, 2014
Rumors about Henry Cavill 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 Henry Cavill should be the next James Bond?
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