Is Davenport set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Jack Davenport.
UPDATE 30/05/2020 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Jack Davenport become the Seventh James Bond?
Davenport’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Pirates of the Caribbean (2003-2017), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) and Smash (2012-2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Davenport now is – what next?
Three reasons Jack Davenport 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 Jack Davenport?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Davenport.
- It would give Jack Davenport a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Davenport To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Jack Davenport for James Bond.
“His name is Davenport. Jack Davenport!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 29, 2020
“He was perfect as Peter Smith-Kingsley in The Talented Mr. Ripley, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 29, 2020
“A 47-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 29, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Davenport has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 29, 2020
Rumors about Jack Davenport 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 Jack Davenport should be the next James Bond?
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