Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 52-year-old James Bond from Denmark?

Is Coster-Waldau set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

UPDATE 01/10/2022 : 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 Copenhagen wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Nikolaj Coster-Waldau become the Seventh James Bond?

Coster-Waldau’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Gods of Egypt (2016), The Other Woman (2014) and Oblivion (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Coster-Waldau now is – what next?

Three reasons Nikolaj Coster-Waldau 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 52-year-old Danish?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Coster-Waldau.
  3. It would give Nikolaj Coster-Waldau a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Coster-Waldau To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Nikolaj Coster-Waldau for James Bond.

“His name is Coster-Waldau. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 30, 2022
“He was perfect as Horus in Gods of Egypt, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 30, 2022
“A Danish James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 30, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Coster-Waldau has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 30, 2022

Rumors about Nikolaj Coster-Waldau 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 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau should be the next James Bond?

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