Moritz Bleibtreu to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 47-year-old James Bond from Germany?

Is Bleibtreu set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Moritz Bleibtreu.

UPDATE 24/07/2019 : 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 Moritz Bleibtreu become the Seventh James Bond?

Bleibtreu’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in 360 (2011), Soul Kitchen (2009) and Munich (2005). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Bleibtreu now is – what next?

Three reasons Moritz Bleibtreu 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 47-year-old German?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Bleibtreu.
  3. It would give Moritz Bleibtreu a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Bleibtreu To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Moritz Bleibtreu for James Bond.

“His name is Bleibtreu. Moritz Bleibtreu!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 23, 2019
“He was perfect in 360, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 23, 2019
“A German James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 23, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Bleibtreu has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 23, 2019

Rumors about Moritz Bleibtreu 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 Moritz Bleibtreu should be the next James Bond?

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