Is Roth set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tim Roth.
UPDATE 30/10/2020 : 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 Tim Roth become the Seventh James Bond?
Roth’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Hateful Eight (2015), Selma (2014) and Lie to Me (2009-2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Roth now is – what next?
Three reasons Tim Roth 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 Tim Roth?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Roth.
- It would give Tim Roth a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Roth 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 Tim Roth for James Bond.
“His name is Roth. Tim Roth!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 29, 2020
“He was perfect as Emil Blonsky in The Incredible Hulk, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 29, 2020
“A 59-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 29, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Roth has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 29, 2020
Rumors about Tim Roth 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 Tim Roth should be the next James Bond?
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