Is Miller set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Ben Miller.
UPDATE 12/04/2021 : 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 Ben Miller become the Seventh James Bond?
Miller’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Prince and Me (2004), Johnny English (2003) and Death in Paradise (2011-2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Miller now is – what next?
Three reasons Ben Miller 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 Ben Miller?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Miller.
- It would give Ben Miller a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Miller 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 Ben Miller for James Bond.
“His name is Miller. Ben Miller!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) April 11, 2021
“He was perfect as Angus Bough in Johnny English, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 11, 2021
“A 55-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) April 11, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Miller has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) April 11, 2021
Rumors about Ben Miller 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 Ben Miller should be the next James Bond?
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