Brandon Jay McLaren to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 39-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is McLaren set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Brandon Jay McLaren.

UPDATE 30/09/2020 : 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 Brandon Jay McLaren become the Seventh James Bond?

McLaren’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Graceland (2013-2015), Falling Skies (2012-2012) and The Killing (2011-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for McLaren now is – what next?

Three reasons Brandon Jay McLaren 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 39-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as McLaren.
  3. It would give Brandon Jay McLaren a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'McLaren 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 Brandon Jay McLaren for James Bond.

“His name is McLaren. Brandon Jay McLaren!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 29, 2020
“He was perfect as Jamil Dexter in Falling Skies, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 29, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 29, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: McLaren has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 29, 2020

Rumors about Brandon Jay McLaren 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 Brandon Jay McLaren should be the next James Bond?

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