Is Mabius set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Eric Mabius.
UPDATE 21/01/2019 : 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 Eric Mabius become the Seventh James Bond?
Mabius’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Ugly Betty (2006-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Mabius now is – what next?
Three reasons Eric Mabius 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 a 47-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Mabius.
- It would give Eric Mabius a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Mabius To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Sunday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Eric Mabius for James Bond.
“His name is Mabius. Eric Mabius!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 20, 2019
“He was perfect as Daniel Meade in Ugly Betty, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 20, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 20, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Mabius has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 20, 2019
Rumors about Eric Mabius 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 Eric Mabius should be the next James Bond?
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