Is Borges set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Micael Borges.
UPDATE 02/12/2021 : 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 Brasília wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Micael Borges become the Seventh James Bond?
Borges’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Rebel Rio (2011-2012) and Young Hearts (2006-2009). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Borges now is – what next?
Three reasons Micael Borges 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 a 32-year-old Brazilian?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Borges.
- It would give Micael Borges a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Borges To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Micael Borges for James Bond.
“His name is Borges. Micael Borges!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 1, 2021
“He was perfect as Pedro Costa in Rebel Rio, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 1, 2021
“A Brazilian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 1, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Borges has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 1, 2021
Rumors about Micael Borges 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 Micael Borges should be the next James Bond?
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