Darren Criss to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 33-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Criss 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 Darren Criss.

UPDATE 10/07/2020 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Darren Criss become the Seventh James Bond?

Criss’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Glee (2009-2015) and Eastwick (2009-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Criss now is – what next?

Three reasons Darren Criss 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 33-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Criss.
  3. It would give Darren Criss a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Criss 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 Darren Criss for James Bond.

“His name is Criss. Darren Criss!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 9, 2020
“He was perfect as Blaine Anderson in Glee, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 9, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 9, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Criss has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 9, 2020

Rumors about Darren Criss 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 Darren Criss should be the next James Bond?

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