Is Lester set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Adrian Lester.
UPDATE 26/10/2020 : 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 Adrian Lester become the Seventh James Bond?
Lester’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Hustle (2004-2012) and Primary Colors (1998). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Lester now is – what next?
Three reasons Adrian Lester 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 Adrian Lester?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Lester.
- It would give Adrian Lester a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Lester To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Sunday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Adrian Lester for James Bond.
“His name is Lester. Adrian Lester!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 25, 2020
“He was perfect as Mickey Bricks in Hustle, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 25, 2020
“A 52-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 25, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Lester has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 25, 2020
Rumors about Adrian Lester 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 Adrian Lester should be the next James Bond?
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