Bertrand Blier to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 82-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Blier set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Bertrand Blier.

UPDATE 17/10/2021 : 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 Bertrand Blier become the Seventh James Bond?

Blier’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Blier now is – what next?

Three reasons Bertrand Blier 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 82-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Blier.
  3. It would give Bertrand Blier a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Blier 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 Bertrand Blier for James Bond.

“His name is Blier. Bertrand Blier!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 16, 2021
“He was perfect in The Actress' Ball, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 16, 2021
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 16, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Blier has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 16, 2021

Rumors about Bertrand Blier 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 Bertrand Blier should be the next James Bond?

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