Sebastian Koch to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 57-year-old James Bond from Germany?

Is Koch set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Sebastian Koch.

UPDATE 23/10/2019 : 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 Berlin wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Sebastian Koch become the Seventh James Bond?

Koch’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Bridge of Spies (2015), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and Camelot (2011-2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Koch now is – what next?

Three reasons Sebastian Koch 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 a 57-year-old German?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Koch.
  3. It would give Sebastian Koch a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Koch 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 Sebastian Koch for James Bond.

“His name is Koch. Sebastian Koch!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 22, 2019
“He was perfect as Georg Dreyman in The Lives of Others, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 22, 2019
“A German James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 22, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Koch has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 22, 2019

Rumors about Sebastian Koch 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 Sebastian Koch should be the next James Bond?

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