Toby Jones to be the next James Bond?

Is Toby Jones set to be the next James Bond?

Is Jones set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Toby Jones.

UPDATE 29/09/2020 : 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 Toby Jones become the Seventh James Bond?

Jones’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Dad's Army (2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Jones now is – what next?

Three reasons Toby Jones 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 Toby Jones?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Jones.
  3. It would give Toby Jones a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Jones To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Monday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Toby Jones for James Bond.

“His name is Jones. Toby Jones!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 28, 2020
“He was perfect as Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 28, 2020
“A 54-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 28, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Jones has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 28, 2020

Rumors about Toby Jones 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 Toby Jones should be the next James Bond?

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