James McAvoy to be the next James Bond?

Is James McAvoy set to be the next James Bond?

Is McAvoy set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is James McAvoy.

UPDATE 04/12/2021 : 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 from London to Edinburgh wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could James McAvoy become the Seventh James Bond?

McAvoy’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Trance (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for McAvoy now is – what next?

Three reasons James McAvoy 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 James McAvoy?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as McAvoy.
  3. It would give James McAvoy a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'McAvoy 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 James McAvoy for James Bond.

“His name is McAvoy. James McAvoy!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 3, 2021
“He was perfect as Professor X in X-Men: First Class, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 3, 2021
“A 42-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 3, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: McAvoy has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 3, 2021

Rumors about James McAvoy 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 James McAvoy should be the next James Bond?

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