Will Poulter to be the next James Bond?

Is Will Poulter set to be the next James Bond?

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

UPDATE 21/09/2020 : 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 Will Poulter become the Seventh James Bond?

Poulter’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Revenant (2015), We're the Millers (2013) and The Chronicles of Narnia (2005-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Poulter now is – what next?

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

This 'Poulter To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Sunday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Will Poulter for James Bond.

“His name is Poulter. Will Poulter!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 20, 2020
“He was perfect as Eustace Scrubb in The Chronicles of Narnia, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 20, 2020
“A 27-year-old James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 20, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Poulter has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 20, 2020

Rumors about Will Poulter 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 Will Poulter should be the next James Bond?

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