Carmelo Gómez to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 55-year-old James Bond from Spain?

Is Gómez set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Carmelo Gómez.

UPDATE 19/11/2017 : 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 Madrid wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Carmelo Gómez become the Seventh James Bond?

Gómez’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Secrets of the Heart (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Gómez now is – what next?

Three reasons Carmelo Gómez 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 55-year-old Spanish?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Gómez.
  3. It would give Carmelo Gómez a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Gómez 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 Carmelo Gómez for James Bond.

“His name is Gómez. Carmelo Gómez!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 18, 2017
“He was perfect as Tío in Secrets of the Heart, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 18, 2017
“A Spanish James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 18, 2017
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Gómez has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 18, 2017

Rumors about Carmelo Gómez 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 Carmelo Gómez should be the next James Bond?

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