Jonathan Scarfe to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 45-year-old James Bond from Canada?

Is Scarfe 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 Jonathan Scarfe.

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 from London to Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Jonathan Scarfe become the Seventh James Bond?

Scarfe’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Hell on Wheels (2014-2014), Raising the Bar (2008-2009) and Van Helsing (2016-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Scarfe now is – what next?

Three reasons Jonathan Scarfe 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 a 45-year-old Canadian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Scarfe.
  3. It would give Jonathan Scarfe a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Scarfe 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 Jonathan Scarfe for James Bond.

“His name is Scarfe. Jonathan Scarfe!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 24, 2021
“He was perfect as Sydney Snow in Hell on Wheels, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 24, 2021
“A Canadian 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: Scarfe has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 24, 2021

Rumors about Jonathan Scarfe 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 Jonathan Scarfe should be the next James Bond?

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