Sam Claflin to be the next James Bond?

Is Sam Claflin set to be the next James Bond?

Is Claflin set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Sam Claflin.

UPDATE 16/11/2018 : 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 Sam Claflin become the Seventh James Bond?

Claflin’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Me Before You (2016), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) and The Hunger Games Saga (2013-2015). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Claflin now is – what next?

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

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

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

“His name is Claflin. Sam Claflin!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 15, 2018
“He was perfect as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 15, 2018
“A 32-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 15, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Claflin has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 15, 2018

Rumors about Sam Claflin 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 Sam Claflin should be the next James Bond?

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