David Morse to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 67-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Morse set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is David Morse.

UPDATE 19/01/2021 : 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 David Morse become the Seventh James Bond?

Morse’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in House (2006-2007), The Hurt Locker (2008) and Dancer in the Dark (2000). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Morse now is – what next?

Three reasons David Morse 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 67-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Morse.
  3. It would give David Morse a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Morse 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 David Morse for James Bond.

“His name is Morse. David Morse!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 18, 2021
“He was perfect as Dr. Peters in 12 Monkeys, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 18, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 18, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Morse has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 18, 2021

Rumors about David Morse 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 David Morse should be the next James Bond?

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