Is Caine set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Michael Caine.
UPDATE 28/09/2023 : 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 Michael Caine become the Seventh James Bond?
Caine’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Now You See Me 2 (2016), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) and Interstellar (2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Caine now is – what next?
Three reasons Michael Caine 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 Michael Caine?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Caine.
- It would give Michael Caine a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Caine 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 Michael Caine for James Bond.
“His name is Caine. Michael Caine!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 27, 2023
“He was perfect as John Preston in The Fourth Protocol, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 27, 2023
“A 90-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 27, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Caine has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 27, 2023
Rumors about Michael Caine 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 Michael Caine should be the next James Bond?
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