Cheech Marin to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 74-year-old James Bond from United States?

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Is Marin 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 Cheech Marin.

UPDATE 21/09/2020 : 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 Cheech Marin become the Seventh James Bond?

Marin’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Machete (2010), Nash Bridges (1996-2001) and Spy Kids (2001). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Marin now is – what next?

Three reasons Cheech Marin 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 74-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Marin.
  3. It would give Cheech Marin a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Marin. Cheech Marin!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 20, 2020
“He was perfect as Felix Gumm in Spy Kids, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 20, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 20, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Marin has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 20, 2020

Rumors about Cheech Marin 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 Cheech Marin should be the next James Bond?

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