Luke Evans to be the next James Bond?

Is Luke Evans set to be the next James Bond?

Is Evans set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Luke Evans.

UPDATE 28/11/2021 : 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 Edinburgh wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Luke Evans become the Seventh James Bond?

Evans’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Beauty and the Beast (2017), The Hobbit (2012-2014) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Evans now is – what next?

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

This 'Evans 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 Luke Evans for James Bond.

“His name is Evans. Luke Evans!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 27, 2021
“He was perfect as Aramis in The Three Musketeers, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 27, 2021
“A 42-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 27, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Evans has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 27, 2021

Rumors about Luke Evans 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 Luke Evans should be the next James Bond?

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