Is Daniels set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Anthony Daniels.
UPDATE 14/12/2017 : 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 Anthony Daniels become the Seventh James Bond?
Daniels’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Last Jedi (2017), Rogue One (2016) and The Force Awakens (2015). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Daniels now is – what next?
Three reasons Anthony Daniels 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 Anthony Daniels?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Daniels.
- It would give Anthony Daniels a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Daniels To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Anthony Daniels for James Bond.
“His name is Daniels. Anthony Daniels!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 13, 2017
“He was perfect as C-3PO in The Last Jedi, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 13, 2017
“A 71-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 13, 2017
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Daniels has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 13, 2017
Rumors about Anthony Daniels 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 Anthony Daniels should be the next James Bond?
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