Is De Castro 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 João Vicente De Castro.
UPDATE 19/09/2020 : 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 Brasília wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could João Vicente De Castro become the Seventh James Bond?
De Castro’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in A Mulher do Prefeito (2013-2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for De Castro now is – what next?
Three reasons João Vicente De Castro 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 37-year-old Brazilian?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as De Castro.
- It would give João Vicente De Castro a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'De Castro 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 João Vicente De Castro for James Bond.
“His name is De Castro. João Vicente De Castro!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 18, 2020
“He was perfect as Liosvaldo in A Mulher do Prefeito, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 18, 2020
“A Brazilian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 18, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: De Castro has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 18, 2020
Rumors about João Vicente De Castro 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 João Vicente De Castro should be the next James Bond?
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