Mark Gatiss to be the next James Bond?

Is Mark Gatiss set to be the next James Bond?

Is Gatiss set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Mark Gatiss.

UPDATE 20/09/2019 : 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 Mark Gatiss become the Seventh James Bond?

Gatiss’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Dad's Army (2016), Wolf Hall (2015-2015) and Doctor Who (2007-2017). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Gatiss now is – what next?

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

This 'Gatiss To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Mark Gatiss for James Bond.

“His name is Gatiss. Mark Gatiss!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 19, 2019
“He was perfect as Tycho Nestoris in Game of Thrones, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 19, 2019
“A 52-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 19, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Gatiss has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 19, 2019

Rumors about Mark Gatiss 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 Mark Gatiss should be the next James Bond?

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