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James Bond Franchise Fuels Tom Holland as 007 Rumours as They’re Allegedly Looking For a Younger, More Energetic Bond

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After the James Bond franchise was left by Daniel Craig after a successful run of five films, the makers are still on a hunt for a new name to lead the franchise. While various rumors were floating around, it was reported by some sources that the studio wants a younger James Bond this time who can continue to play that role for the upcoming span of years. This statement by the studio raised more speculations regarding the actor going to portray Bond the most prominent being Tom Holland. According to some rumors, Tom Holland can turn out to be the exact portrayal that the studio was demanding till now.

Tom Holland rumored to be the next James Bond
Tom Holland rumored to be the next James Bond

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The Quest for a new James Bond

Daniel Craig starred in 5 James Bond movies after prominent figures like Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Pierce Brosnan already added class and style to the character. After the consecutive run of five successful movies, the actor announced his departure from the series and we ultimately got the conclusion when 007 died at the end of No Time To Die.

Who will play James Bond after Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig as James Bond

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Now after he exited the character, numerous other names started to pop out who can fit in the role of the British Secret Service Agent. The most prominent names that were considered by the fans were Henry Cavill, Idris Elba, and Tom Hardy. But they were soon found to be invalid as the latest sources cite that the studio is on a quest for a younger 007. According to Entertainment correspondent Ross King:

“The latest rumor – and in some ways part of this is very much true – which is, basically, the Bond producers are looking for a younger Bond.” He added that the studio is likely seeking “someone probably in their 30s.”

It is also found that the studio demands someone under the height of 5ft 10. This raised further speculations regarding Tom Holland’s casting as he exactly matches all the criteria that are demanded.

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Peter Parker as a Tuxedo clad spy?

Tom Holland likely to be the next James Bond
The fans are in doubt if the Peter Parker actor can hone the character of 007

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Since it has surfaced on the internet that the studio needs a younger actor to helm the spy franchise, several fan castings are been made but the most prominent one was the Spider-Man fame spearheading the next big 007 adventures. Tom Holland recently headlined everywhere the news after he left all social media platforms to maintain his mental peace.

Even if Tom Holland looks like the perfect casting option for the studio, a vast section of fans is still unsure regarding the portrayal. Some fans think that Tom Holland can’t helm the role as he will not look so mature.

While no official updates have been received from the studio regarding the next movie yet, the upcoming official name for the role of 007 will continue to stay under the veil of rumors and speculations.

Source: Express UK

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Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. Subham has written more than 400 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.