Is Berry set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Matt Berry.
UPDATE 11/04/2021 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Matt Berry become the Seventh James Bond?
Berry’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The IT Crowd (2006-2013), One Day (2011) and Moon (2009). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Berry now is – what next?
Three reasons Matt Berry 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 Matt Berry?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Berry.
- It would give Matt Berry a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Berry 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 Matt Berry for James Bond.
“His name is Berry. Matt Berry!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) April 10, 2021
“He was perfect as Aaron in One Day, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 10, 2021
“A 46-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) April 10, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Berry has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) April 10, 2021
Rumors about Matt Berry 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 Matt Berry should be the next James Bond?
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