Danny DeVito to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 75-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is DeVito set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Danny DeVito.

UPDATE 12/08/2020 : 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 Danny DeVito become the Seventh James Bond?

DeVito’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Girl Walks into a Bar (2011), When in Rome (2010) and Big Fish (2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for DeVito now is – what next?

Three reasons Danny DeVito 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 75-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as DeVito.
  3. It would give Danny DeVito a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is DeVito. Danny DeVito!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 11, 2020
“He was perfect as Al Russo in When in Rome, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 11, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 11, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: DeVito has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 11, 2020

Rumors about Danny DeVito 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 Danny DeVito should be the next James Bond?

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