Enrico Lo Verso to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 60-year-old James Bond from Italy?

Is Lo Verso set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2024. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Enrico Lo Verso.

UPDATE 23/02/2024 : 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 Rome wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Enrico Lo Verso become the Seventh James Bond?

Lo Verso’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in As You Want Me (1997) and Farinelli (1994). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Lo Verso now is – what next?

Three reasons Enrico Lo Verso 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 60-year-old Italian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Lo Verso.
  3. It would give Enrico Lo Verso a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Enrico Lo Verso for James Bond.

“His name is Lo Verso. Enrico Lo Verso!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 22, 2024
“He was perfect as Riccardo Broschi in Farinelli, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 22, 2024
“An Italian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 22, 2024
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Lo Verso has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 22, 2024

Rumors about Enrico Lo Verso 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 Enrico Lo Verso should be the next James Bond?

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