Benjamin Walker to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 35-year-old James Bond from United States?

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Is Walker set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Benjamin Walker.

UPDATE 21/11/2017 : 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 from London to Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Benjamin Walker become the Seventh James Bond?

Walker’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Walker now is – what next?

Three reasons Benjamin Walker 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 a 35-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Walker.
  3. It would give Benjamin Walker a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Walker. Benjamin Walker!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 20, 2017
“He was perfect as Abraham Lincoln in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 20, 2017
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 20, 2017
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Walker has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 20, 2017

Rumors about Benjamin Walker 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 Benjamin Walker should be the next James Bond?

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