Dan Stevens to be the next James Bond?

Is Dan Stevens set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 16/10/2019 : 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 Dan Stevens become the Seventh James Bond?

Stevens’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Beauty and the Beast (2017), Downton Abbey (2011-2013) and Legion (2017-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Stevens now is – what next?

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

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

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

“His name is Stevens. Dan Stevens!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 15, 2019
“He was perfect as Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 15, 2019
“A 37-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 15, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Stevens has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 15, 2019

Rumors about Dan Stevens 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 Dan Stevens should be the next James Bond?

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