Peter Capaldi to be the next James Bond?

Is Peter Capaldi set to be the next James Bond?

Is Capaldi set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Peter Capaldi.

UPDATE 14/04/2021 : 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 Edinburgh wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Peter Capaldi become the Seventh James Bond?

Capaldi’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Musketeers (2014-2016), The Vicar of Dibley (1994-2013) and Doctor Who (2013-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Capaldi now is – what next?

Three reasons Peter Capaldi 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 Peter Capaldi?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Capaldi.
  3. It would give Peter Capaldi a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Capaldi 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 Peter Capaldi for James Bond.

“His name is Capaldi. Peter Capaldi!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) April 13, 2021
“He was perfect as Tristan Campbell in The Vicar of Dibley, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 13, 2021
“A 63-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) April 13, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Capaldi has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) April 13, 2021

Rumors about Peter Capaldi 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 Peter Capaldi should be the next James Bond?

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