Charles Dance to be the next James Bond?

Is Charles Dance set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 17/09/2019 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Charles Dance become the Seventh James Bond?

Dance’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Ghostbusters (2016), Me Before You (2016) and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Dance now is – what next?

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

This 'Dance 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 Charles Dance for James Bond.

“His name is Dance. Charles Dance!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 16, 2019
“He was perfect as Mr. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 16, 2019
“A 72-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 16, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Dance has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 16, 2019

Rumors about Charles Dance 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 Charles Dance should be the next James Bond?

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