Olly Alexander to be the next James Bond?

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 April 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Olly Alexander.

UPDATE 22/05/2018 : 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

  1. It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be Olly Alexander?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Alexander.
  3. 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 Monday 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) May 21, 2018
“He was perfect as Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 21, 2018
“A 27-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 21, 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) May 21, 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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