Henry Ian Cusick to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 53-year-old James Bond from Peru?

Is Cusick set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Henry Ian Cusick.

UPDATE 03/08/2020 : 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 Lima wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Henry Ian Cusick become the Seventh James Bond?

Cusick’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Lost (2004-2010), Scandal (2012-2012) and The 100 (2014-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Cusick now is – what next?

Three reasons Henry Ian Cusick 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 53-year-old Peruvian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Cusick.
  3. It would give Henry Ian Cusick a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Cusick 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 Henry Ian Cusick for James Bond.

“His name is Cusick. Henry Ian Cusick!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 2, 2020
“He was perfect as Desmond David Hume in Lost, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 2, 2020
“A Peruvian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 2, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Cusick has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 2, 2020

Rumors about Henry Ian Cusick 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 Henry Ian Cusick should be the next James Bond?

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