Is Vigoda set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Abe Vigoda.
UPDATE 21/04/2021 : 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 Abe Vigoda become the Seventh James Bond?
Vigoda’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Look Who's Talking (1989), The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather (1972). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Vigoda now is – what next?
Three reasons Abe Vigoda 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 100-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Vigoda.
- It would give Abe Vigoda a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Vigoda To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Abe Vigoda for James Bond.
“His name is Vigoda. Abe Vigoda!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) April 20, 2021
“He was perfect as Grandpa in Look Who's Talking, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 20, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) April 20, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Vigoda has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) April 20, 2021
Rumors about Abe Vigoda 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 Abe Vigoda should be the next James Bond?
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