Damian Lewis to be the next James Bond?

Is Damian Lewis set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 19/05/2019 : 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 Damian Lewis become the Seventh James Bond?

Lewis’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Wolf Hall (2015-2015), Life (2007-2009) and Band of Brothers (2001-2001). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Lewis now is – what next?

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

This 'Lewis 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 Damian Lewis for James Bond.

“His name is Lewis. Damian Lewis!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 18, 2019
“He was perfect as Bobby in Billions, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 18, 2019
“A 48-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 18, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Lewis has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 18, 2019

Rumors about Damian Lewis 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 Damian Lewis should be the next James Bond?

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