Is McCarthy set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tom McCarthy.
UPDATE 27/05/2020 : 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 from London to Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Tom McCarthy become the Seventh James Bond?
McCarthy’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for McCarthy now is – what next?
Three reasons Tom McCarthy 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 53-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as McCarthy.
- It would give Tom McCarthy a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'McCarthy 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 Tom McCarthy for James Bond.
“His name is McCarthy. Tom McCarthy!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 26, 2020
“He was perfect as Dr. Bob Banks in Meet the Parents, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 26, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 26, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: McCarthy has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 26, 2020
Rumors about Tom McCarthy 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 McCarthy should be the next James Bond?
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