Anthony Delon to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 53-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Delon set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Anthony Delon.

UPDATE 24/01/2018 : 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 Anthony Delon become the Seventh James Bond?

Delon’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Poliss (2011), Dance with Him (2007) and Would I Lie to You? (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Delon now is – what next?

Three reasons Anthony Delon 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 53-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Delon.
  3. It would give Anthony Delon a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Delon 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 Anthony Delon for James Bond.

“His name is Delon. Anthony Delon!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 23, 2018
“He was perfect as Paul in Dance with Him, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 23, 2018
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 23, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Delon has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 23, 2018

Rumors about Anthony Delon 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 Anthony Delon should be the next James Bond?

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