Is Delépine set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Benoît Delépine.
UPDATE 20/01/2021 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Benoît Delépine become the Seventh James Bond?
Delépine’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Delépine now is – what next?
Three reasons Benoît Delépine 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 62-year-old French?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Delépine.
- It would give Benoît Delépine a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Delépine 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 Benoît Delépine for James Bond.
“His name is Delépine. Benoît Delépine!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 19, 2021
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 19, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Delépine has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 19, 2021
Rumors about Benoît Delépine 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 Benoît Delépine should be the next James Bond?
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