Is Alexander set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Olly Alexander.
UPDATE 19/02/2018 : 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 Olly Alexander become the Seventh James Bond?
Alexander’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Riot Club (2014), God Help the Girl (2014) and Le Week-End (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Alexander now is – what next?
Three reasons Olly Alexander 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 Olly Alexander?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Alexander.
- It would give Olly Alexander a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Alexander To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Sunday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Olly Alexander for James Bond.
“His name is Alexander. Olly Alexander!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 18, 2018
“He was perfect as Michael in Le Week-End, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 18, 2018
“A 27-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 18, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Alexander has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 18, 2018
Rumors about Olly Alexander 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 Olly Alexander should be the next James Bond?
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