Is Barratt set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Julian Barratt.
UPDATE 27/10/2020 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Julian Barratt become the Seventh James Bond?
Barratt’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Barratt now is – what next?
Three reasons Julian Barratt 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 Julian Barratt?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Barratt.
- It would give Julian Barratt a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Barratt To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Monday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Julian Barratt for James Bond.
“His name is Barratt. Julian Barratt!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 26, 2020
“A 52-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 26, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Barratt has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 26, 2020
Rumors about Julian Barratt 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 Julian Barratt should be the next James Bond?
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