Clark Duke to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 36-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Duke set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Clark Duke.

UPDATE 17/09/2021 : 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 Clark Duke become the Seventh James Bond?

Duke’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Bad Moms (2016), Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and The Office (US) (2005-2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Duke now is – what next?

Three reasons Clark Duke 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 36-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Duke.
  3. It would give Clark Duke a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Duke 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 Clark Duke for James Bond.

“His name is Duke. Clark Duke!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 16, 2021
“He was perfect as Marty Eisenberg in Kick-Ass, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 16, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 16, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Duke has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 16, 2021

Rumors about Clark Duke 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 Clark Duke should be the next James Bond?

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