Tony Curran to be the next James Bond?

Is Tony Curran set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 12/08/2020 : 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 Edinburgh wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Tony Curran become the Seventh James Bond?

Curran’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Race (2016), Defiance (2013-2015) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Curran now is – what next?

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

This 'Curran 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 Tony Curran for James Bond.

“His name is Curran. Tony Curran!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 11, 2020
“He was perfect as Datak Tarr in Defiance, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 11, 2020
“A 50-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 11, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Curran has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 11, 2020

Rumors about Tony Curran 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 Tony Curran should be the next James Bond?

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