Is Bill set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Leo Bill.
UPDATE 19/01/2020 : 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 Leo Bill become the Seventh James Bond?
Bill’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Alice in Wonderland (2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Bill now is – what next?
Three reasons Leo Bill 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 Leo Bill?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Bill.
- It would give Leo Bill a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Bill To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Saturday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Leo Bill for James Bond.
“His name is Bill. Leo Bill!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 18, 2020
“He was perfect as Private Jones in 28 Days Later, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 18, 2020
“A 39-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 18, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Bill has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 18, 2020
Rumors about Leo Bill 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 Leo Bill should be the next James Bond?
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