Common to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 49-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 26/10/2021 : 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 Common become the Seventh James Bond?

Common’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Common now is – what next?

Three reasons Common 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 49-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Common.
  3. It would give Common a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“He was perfect as Barnes in Terminator Salvation, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 25, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 25, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Common has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 25, 2021

Rumors about Common 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 Common should be the next James Bond?

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