Is Fassbender set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Michael Fassbender.
UPDATE 19/09/2021 : 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 Berlin wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Michael Fassbender become the Seventh James Bond?
Fassbender’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Alien: Covenant (2017), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Steve Jobs (2015). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Fassbender now is – what next?
Three reasons Michael Fassbender 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 44-year-old German?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Fassbender.
- It would give Michael Fassbender a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Fassbender 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 Michael Fassbender for James Bond.
“His name is Fassbender. Michael Fassbender!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 18, 2021
“He was perfect as Brandon Sullivan in Shame, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 18, 2021
“A German James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 18, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Fassbender has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 18, 2021
Rumors about Michael Fassbender 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 Fassbender should be the next James Bond?
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