Clark Gregg to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 52-year-old James Bond from United States?

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Is Gregg set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2014. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Clark Gregg.

UPDATE 21/12/2014 : 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 Clark Gregg become the Seventh James Bond?

Gregg’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Labor Day (2014), The To Do List (2013) and The Avengers (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Gregg now is – what next?

Three reasons Clark Gregg 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 52-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Gregg.
  3. It would give Clark Gregg a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Gregg 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 Clark Gregg for James Bond.

“His name is Gregg. Clark Gregg!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 20, 2014
“He was perfect as George Klark in The To Do List, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 20, 2014
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 20, 2014
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Gregg has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 20, 2014

Rumors about Clark Gregg 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 Clark Gregg should be the next James Bond?

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