Alan Cumming to be the next James Bond?

Is Alan Cumming set to be the next James Bond?

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Is Cumming set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Alan Cumming.

UPDATE 25/08/2019 : 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 Edinburgh wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Alan Cumming become the Seventh James Bond?

Cumming’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Good Wife (2009-2016), Burlesque (2010) and X-Men 2 (2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Cumming now is – what next?

Three reasons Alan Cumming 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 Alan Cumming?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Cumming.
  3. It would give Alan Cumming a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Cumming. Alan Cumming!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 24, 2019
“He was perfect as Boris Grishenko in GoldenEye, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 24, 2019
“A 54-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 24, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Cumming has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 24, 2019

Rumors about Alan Cumming 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 Alan Cumming should be the next James Bond?

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