Is Thompson set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Will Thompson.
UPDATE 24/05/2019 : 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 Will Thompson become the Seventh James Bond?
Thompson’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Dilemma (2011) and Chicago Fire (2012-2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Thompson now is – what next?
Three reasons Will Thompson 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 35-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Thompson.
- It would give Will Thompson a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Thompson To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Will Thompson for James Bond.
“His name is Thompson. Will Thompson!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 23, 2019
“He was perfect in Chicago Fire, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 23, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 23, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Thompson has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 23, 2019
Rumors about Will Thompson 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 Thompson should be the next James Bond?
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