Victor Webster to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 44-year-old James Bond from Canada?

Is Webster set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Victor Webster.

UPDATE 21/01/2018 : 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 Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Victor Webster become the Seventh James Bond?

Webster’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Castle (2009-2016), Melrose Place 2009 (2009-2009) and Harper's Island (2009-2009). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Webster now is – what next?

Three reasons Victor Webster 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 a 44-year-old Canadian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Webster.
  3. It would give Victor Webster a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Webster 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 Victor Webster for James Bond.

“His name is Webster. Victor Webster!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 20, 2018
“He was perfect as Hunter Jennings in Harper's Island, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 20, 2018
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 20, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Webster has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 20, 2018

Rumors about Victor Webster 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 Victor Webster should be the next James Bond?

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