Is Beaver set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Jim Beaver.
UPDATE 20/09/2020 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Jim Beaver become the Seventh James Bond?
Beaver’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Harper's Island (2009-2009), Deadwood (2004-2006) and Adaptation (2002). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Beaver now is – what next?
Three reasons Jim Beaver 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 70-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Beaver.
- It would give Jim Beaver a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Beaver To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Saturday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Jim Beaver for James Bond.
“His name is Beaver. Jim Beaver!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 19, 2020
“He was perfect as Sheriff Charlie Mills in Harper's Island, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 19, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 19, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Beaver has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 19, 2020
Rumors about Jim Beaver 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 Jim Beaver should be the next James Bond?
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