André Dussollier to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 78-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Dussollier set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2024. One of the names who keeps cropping up is André Dussollier.

UPDATE 21/06/2024 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could André Dussollier become the Seventh James Bond?

Dussollier’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in An Ordinary Execution (2010), Tell No One (2006) and Lemming (2005). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Dussollier now is – what next?

Three reasons André Dussollier 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 78-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Dussollier.
  3. It would give André Dussollier a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Dussollier 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 André Dussollier for James Bond.

“His name is Dussollier. André Dussollier!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 20, 2024
“He was perfect as Lautrennes in Vidocq, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 20, 2024
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 20, 2024
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Dussollier has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 20, 2024

Rumors about André Dussollier 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 André Dussollier should be the next James Bond?

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