Dominic Monaghan to be the next James Bond?

Is Dominic Monaghan set to be the next James Bond?

Is Monaghan set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Dominic Monaghan.

UPDATE 30/11/2023 : 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 Dominic Monaghan become the Seventh James Bond?

Monaghan’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Lost (2004-2010), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Monaghan now is – what next?

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

This 'Monaghan 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 Dominic Monaghan for James Bond.

“His name is Monaghan. Dominic Monaghan!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 29, 2023
“He was perfect as Meriadoc Brandybuck in The Lord of the Rings, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 29, 2023
“A 46-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 29, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Monaghan has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 29, 2023

Rumors about Dominic Monaghan 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 Dominic Monaghan should be the next James Bond?

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