Charlie Cox to be the next James Bond?

Is Charlie Cox set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 21/01/2018 : 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 Charlie Cox become the Seventh James Bond?

Cox’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Theory of Everything (2014), Boardwalk Empire (2011-2012) and Stardust (2007). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Cox now is – what next?

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

This 'Cox 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 Charlie Cox for James Bond.

“His name is Cox. Charlie Cox!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 20, 2018
“He was perfect as Tristan Thorn in Stardust, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 20, 2018
“A 35-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 20, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Cox has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 20, 2018

Rumors about Charlie Cox 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 Charlie Cox should be the next James Bond?

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