Bruce Dern to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 84-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 14/08/2020 : 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 Bruce Dern become the Seventh James Bond?

Dern’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Hateful Eight (2015), Django Unchained (2013) and Monster (2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Dern now is – what next?

Three reasons Bruce Dern 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 84-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Dern.
  3. It would give Bruce Dern a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Dern 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 Bruce Dern for James Bond.

“His name is Dern. Bruce Dern!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 13, 2020
“He was perfect as Curtis Carrucan in Django Unchained, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 13, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 13, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Dern has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 13, 2020

Rumors about Bruce Dern 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 Bruce Dern should be the next James Bond?

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