Is Morgan set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Joseph Morgan.
UPDATE 02/07/2022 : 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 Joseph Morgan become the Seventh James Bond?
Morgan’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017), Master and Commander (2003) and Doc Martin (2007-2007). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Morgan now is – what next?
Three reasons Joseph Morgan 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 Joseph Morgan?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Morgan.
- It would give Joseph Morgan a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Morgan 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 Joseph Morgan for James Bond.
“His name is Morgan. Joseph Morgan!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 1, 2022
“He was perfect as Mick Mabley in Doc Martin, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 1, 2022
“A 41-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 1, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Morgan has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 1, 2022
Rumors about Joseph Morgan 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 Joseph Morgan should be the next James Bond?
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