Tom Sturridge to be the next James Bond?

Is Tom Sturridge set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 05/07/2020 : 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 Tom Sturridge become the Seventh James Bond?

Sturridge’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in On the Road (2012), Waiting for Forever (2010) and The Boat That Rocked (2009). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Sturridge now is – what next?

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

This 'Sturridge 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 Tom Sturridge for James Bond.

“His name is Sturridge. Tom Sturridge!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 4, 2020
“He was perfect as Roger Gosselyn in Being Julia, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 4, 2020
“A 34-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 4, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Sturridge has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 4, 2020

Rumors about Tom Sturridge 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 Sturridge should be the next James Bond?

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