Is Levy set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Dan Levy.
UPDATE 02/07/2020 : 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 Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Dan Levy become the Seventh James Bond?
Levy’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Schitt's Creek (2015-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Levy now is – what next?
Three reasons Dan Levy would be good for the James Bond franchise
- 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 Canadian?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Levy.
- It would give Dan Levy a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Levy To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Dan Levy for James Bond.
“His name is Levy. Dan Levy!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 1, 2020
“He was perfect as David Rose in Schitt's Creek, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 1, 2020
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 1, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Levy has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 1, 2020
Rumors about Dan Levy 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 Dan Levy should be the next James Bond?
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