Dominique Pinon to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 66-year-old James Bond from France?

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

UPDATE 19/01/2022 : 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 Dominique Pinon become the Seventh James Bond?

Pinon’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Les Profs (2013), Crossed Tracks (2007) and Beautiful Memories (2002). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Pinon now is – what next?

Three reasons Dominique Pinon 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 66-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Pinon.
  3. It would give Dominique Pinon a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Pinon 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 Dominique Pinon for James Bond.

“His name is Pinon. Dominique Pinon!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 18, 2022
“He was perfect as Vriess in Alien Resurrection, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 18, 2022
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 18, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Pinon has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 18, 2022

Rumors about Dominique Pinon 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 Dominique Pinon should be the next James Bond?

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