Is Maguire set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tobey Maguire.
UPDATE 17/01/2021 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Tobey Maguire become the Seventh James Bond?
Maguire’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Labor Day (2014), The Great Gatsby (2013) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Maguire now is – what next?
Three reasons Tobey Maguire 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 a 45-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Maguire.
- It would give Tobey Maguire a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Maguire To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Saturday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Tobey Maguire for James Bond.
“His name is Maguire. Tobey Maguire!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 16, 2021
“He was perfect as Peter Parker in Spider-Man, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 16, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 16, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Maguire has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 16, 2021
Rumors about Tobey Maguire 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 Tobey Maguire should be the next James Bond?
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