Is Walliams set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is David Walliams.
UPDATE 22/02/2018 : 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 David Walliams become the Seventh James Bond?
Walliams’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Walliams now is – what next?
Three reasons David Walliams would be good for the James Bond franchise
- It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be David Walliams?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Walliams.
- It would give David Walliams a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Walliams To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want David Walliams for James Bond.
“His name is Walliams. David Walliams!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 21, 2018
“He was perfect in Stardust, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 21, 2018
“A 46-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 21, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Walliams has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 21, 2018
Rumors about David Walliams 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 Walliams should be the next James Bond?
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