Is Westwick 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 Ed Westwick.
UPDATE 20/01/2021 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Ed Westwick become the Seventh James Bond?
Westwick’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Gossip Girl (2007-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Westwick now is – what next?
Three reasons Ed Westwick 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 Ed Westwick?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Westwick.
- It would give Ed Westwick a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Westwick 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 Ed Westwick for James Bond.
“His name is Westwick. Ed Westwick!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 19, 2021
“He was perfect as Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 19, 2021
“A 33-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 19, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Westwick has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 19, 2021
Rumors about Ed Westwick 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 Ed Westwick should be the next James Bond?
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