Tom Hollander to be the next James Bond?
- By Jim Leap
- Last updated on
- Rumor June 2023
- International June 3, 2023
- Rumor Central June 2023
Is Hollander set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tom Hollander.
UPDATE 03/06/2023 : 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 Tom Hollander become the Seventh James Bond?
Hollander’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Pirates of the Caribbean (2003-2017), The Riot Club (2014) and About Time (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Hollander now is – what next?
Three reasons Tom Hollander 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 Tom Hollander?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Hollander.
- It would give Tom Hollander a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Hollander To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Tom Hollander for James Bond.
“His name is Hollander. Tom Hollander!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 2, 2023
“He was perfect as Anthony Meredith in Gosford Park, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 2, 2023
“A 55-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 2, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Hollander has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 2, 2023
Rumors about Tom Hollander 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 Tom Hollander should be the next James Bond?
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