Thiago Lacerda to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 44-year-old James Bond from Brazil?

Is Lacerda set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Thiago Lacerda.

UPDATE 30/06/2022 : 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 Brasília wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Thiago Lacerda become the Seventh James Bond?

Lacerda’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Time and the Wind (2013), The Life We Lead (2011-2012) and Seize the Day (2009-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Lacerda now is – what next?

Three reasons Thiago Lacerda 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 44-year-old Brazilian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Lacerda.
  3. It would give Thiago Lacerda a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Lacerda 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 Thiago Lacerda for James Bond.

“His name is Lacerda. Thiago Lacerda!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 29, 2022
“He was perfect as Rodrigo Cambará in Time and the Wind, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 29, 2022
“A Brazilian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 29, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Lacerda has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 29, 2022

Rumors about Thiago Lacerda 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 Thiago Lacerda should be the next James Bond?

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