Martin Sheen to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 81-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Sheen set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Martin Sheen.

UPDATE 26/06/2022 : 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 from London to Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Martin Sheen become the Seventh James Bond?

Sheen’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Selma (2014), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Sheen now is – what next?

Three reasons Martin Sheen 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 a 81-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Sheen.
  3. It would give Martin Sheen a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Sheen 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 Martin Sheen for James Bond.

“His name is Sheen. Martin Sheen!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 25, 2022
“He was perfect as Ben Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 25, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 25, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Sheen has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 25, 2022

Rumors about Martin Sheen 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 Martin Sheen should be the next James Bond?

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