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Tom Hardy
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Michael B. Jordan
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Taron Egerton
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Sam Heughan
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Michael Fassbender
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Daniel Craig
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Lashana Lynch
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Richard Madden
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Idris Elba
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Tom Hiddleston
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Henry Cavill
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Jason Statham
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James McAvoy
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Luke Evans
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Mahershala Ali
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Riz Ahmed
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Aidan Turner
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Nicholas Hoult
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Damian Lewis
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David Oyelowo
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Harry Styles
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Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

Old 09-26-20, 08:01 PM
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Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

Who do you think it should be after Craig hangs it on the mantle?

for me, as it was before, Idris Elba.

**used a recent GQ article for some of lesser known names..**



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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

I don't know who, but I'd prefer it to be a much lesser known actor.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

I will reiterate that I would be interested in up-and-comer Kingley Ben-Adir who has been great in shows like The OA (Season 2), Love Life (final episode), and especially FX's High Fidelity (and also in Peaky Blinders, which I confess I've never seen). He will soon get a lot of attention as Malcolm X in Regina King's movie One Night In Miami (admittedly not at all a James Bond sort of role, but shows he has range). He is so charismatic, I was consistently taken aback at his screen presence - not something I usually do with unknown actors in secondary roles on TV shows I watch. I think he is going to be a big star soon. And he's not fifty year old already. He seems like such a good choice I am surprised that nobody else is yet talking about him -- a Google search of his name + Bond gets one Tweet from 2019. I am much more interested in him over ether of the Game of Thrones guys -- that said Richard Madden would probably be fine in the role.





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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

I really donít know either. Probably would prefer someone up and coming/relatively unknown.
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That's Bond.
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Cavill isn’t bad, certainly good looking, but I find him very wooden in his performance. Barely shows emotion. Just broods. Not horrible by any stretch. Showed his spy chops in M:I: Fallout but I don’t buy it completely.
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Cavill isnít bad, certainly good looking, but I find him very wooden in his performance. Barely shows emotion. Just broods. Not horrible by any stretch. Showed his spy chops in M:I: Fallout but I donít buy it completely.
Did you see The Man From Uncle??

He was really good in that. Totally believable as the James Bond type.

He's got the acting chops, the look, the presence. There would be no need to sell audiences on him as Bond. (And, let's face it, the initial reaction to Daniel Craig wasn't exactly enthusiastic - they had to do some real selling.)
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I thought he was an awful, boring Superman. Donít need him as Bond.
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Did you see The Man From Uncle??

He was really good in that. Totally believable as the James Bond type.

He's got the acting chops, the look, the presence. There would be no need to sell audiences on him as Bond. (And, let's face it, the initial reaction to Daniel Craig wasn't exactly enthusiastic - they had to do some real selling.)
didnít love the movie and he was a little looser, but still felt wooden...
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

I actually really liked The Man From U.N.C.L.E. quite a bit. Cavill is a decent actor, but Iím not sure if Iíd want him as Bond. Iíd rather someone whoís not so recognizable in the role.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

Elba and Cavill would both be good.

Someone (jokingly) mentioned Tom Green in the locked thread. Got me thinking that he might make a good Q.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

The one thing with Elba is that I feel like heís too old. Heís already 48. So even if the next Bond is chosen and filmed in the next few years (which realistically with COVID who knows when the next film will actually begin production) heíd already be in his fifties.
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That's pretty ageist, Mike86. Unfortunately this thread now has to be closed.
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That's pretty ageist, Mike86. Unfortunately this thread now has to be closed.
Yeah! Why can't a 70 year old play Bond? Hell, bring Dalton out of Bond retirement! Or Brosnan.

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Timothy Dalton should play Idris Elba's M.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

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Did you see The Man From Uncle??

He was really good in that. Totally believable as the James Bond type.

He's got the acting chops, the look, the presence. There would be no need to sell audiences on him as Bond. (And, let's face it, the initial reaction to Daniel Craig wasn't exactly enthusiastic - they had to do some real selling.)
i did see it. didn't like it at all. very old timey gadgets and just not a great movie in general. can barely remember his or who was it Armie Hammer's performances...
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I'm ok with an up and coming actor. Just please god no lesbian female or gay male.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

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I thought he was an awful, boring Superman. Donít need him as Bond.
I donít think we can judge Cavillís chops based on his Superman performances. I think heís was great in the role despite the terrible scripts. He did the best he could with the pile of steaming dog shit he was given.

Not that Bond needs a Laurence Olivier type actor, since the Bond character isnít known for his grand, dramatic performances. But I think Cavill showed he could be a good Bond after his Mission: Impossible role. He has the look and is fun to watch when given the right script.

If not Cavill, Iíd be down for a more unknown actor filling the role.
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I'll go with Madden for now. One thing to keep in mind is that filming on the new film is probably 3+yrs away, so that likely takes some off the board in terms of age.
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A couple decades ago and I would have been fine with Gavin Rossdale.
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Re: Who would you like to see become the next James Bond? **New and Improved 2020 Pandemic Edition**

other - Millie Bobby Brown.

We're in the 21st century guys. Step outside of you 1990's era boxes. Just because Bond was written one way in the 1950's doesn't mean the character has to hew to that antiquated conception for all eternity.
MBB is fantastic thespian and I'm sure could slay in the role.

But I get people will dismiss the idea out of hand. At the same time they'll be the first ones to say "...but I'm not a misogynist. Really!"
Sure, fellas, sure.
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Cavill is too stiff to be 007, IMO. Elba is the perfect choice if he were a bit younger when they were looking.
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Asia Kate Dillon as Bond... let's really give everyone something to talk about...




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