Is Turgoose set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Thomas Turgoose.
UPDATE 20/02/2019 : 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 in London wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Thomas Turgoose become the Seventh James Bond?
Turgoose’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in This Is England (2006). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Turgoose now is – what next?
Three reasons Thomas Turgoose 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 Thomas Turgoose?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Turgoose.
- It would give Thomas Turgoose a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Turgoose 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 Thomas Turgoose for James Bond.
“His name is Turgoose. Thomas Turgoose!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 19, 2019
“He was perfect as Shaun Fields in This Is England, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 19, 2019
“A 27-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 19, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Turgoose has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 19, 2019
Rumors about Thomas Turgoose 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 Thomas Turgoose should be the next James Bond?
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