Joe Dempsie to be the next James Bond?

Is Joe Dempsie set to be the next James Bond?

Is Dempsie set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Joe Dempsie.

UPDATE 16/01/2021 : 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 Joe Dempsie become the Seventh James Bond?

Dempsie’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Skins (2007-2013) and Game of Thrones (2011-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Dempsie now is – what next?

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

This 'Dempsie 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 Joe Dempsie for James Bond.

“His name is Dempsie. Joe Dempsie!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 15, 2021
“He was perfect as Gendry in Game of Thrones, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 15, 2021
“A 33-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 15, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Dempsie has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 15, 2021

Rumors about Joe Dempsie 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 Joe Dempsie should be the next James Bond?

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