Jim Sturgess to be the next James Bond?

Is Jim Sturgess set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 25/02/2021 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Jim Sturgess become the Seventh James Bond?

Sturgess’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Best Offer (2013), Cloud Atlas (2012) and One Day (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Sturgess now is – what next?

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

This 'Sturgess To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Jim Sturgess for James Bond.

“His name is Sturgess. Jim Sturgess!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 24, 2021
“He was perfect as Adam Ewing in Cloud Atlas, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 24, 2021
“A 39-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 24, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Sturgess has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 24, 2021

Rumors about Jim Sturgess 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 Sturgess should be the next James Bond?

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