Didier Bourdon to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 61-year-old James Bond from France?

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

UPDATE 05/12/2020 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Didier Bourdon become the Seventh James Bond?

Bourdon’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Three Brothers 2 (2014), Madame Irma (2006) and The Bet (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Bourdon now is – what next?

Three reasons Didier Bourdon 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 61-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Bourdon.
  3. It would give Didier Bourdon a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Bourdon. Didier Bourdon!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 4, 2020
“He was perfect as Didier Latour in The Three Brothers, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 4, 2020
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 4, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Bourdon has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 4, 2020

Rumors about Didier Bourdon 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 Didier Bourdon should be the next James Bond?

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