Is Cabrera set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Santiago Cabrera.
UPDATE 30/11/2023 : 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 Santiago Cabrera become the Seventh James Bond?
Cabrera’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), The Musketeers (2014-2016) and Merlin (2009-2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Cabrera now is – what next?
Three reasons Santiago Cabrera 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 Santiago Cabrera?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Cabrera.
- It would give Santiago Cabrera a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Cabrera To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Santiago Cabrera for James Bond.
“His name is Cabrera. Santiago Cabrera!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 29, 2023
“He was perfect as Lancelot in Merlin, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 29, 2023
“A 45-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 29, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Cabrera has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 29, 2023
Rumors about Santiago Cabrera 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 Santiago Cabrera should be the next James Bond?
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