Bruce Willis to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 65-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 28/11/2020 : 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 Willis become the Seventh James Bond?

Willis’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), Looper (2012) and The Expendables 2 (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Willis now is – what next?

Three reasons Bruce Willis 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 65-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Willis.
  3. It would give Bruce Willis a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Willis To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Bruce Willis for James Bond.

“His name is Willis. Bruce Willis!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 27, 2020
“He was perfect as Leo in Four Rooms, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 27, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 27, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Willis has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 27, 2020

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

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