Is Drake 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 Drake.
UPDATE 07/08/2020 : 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 Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Drake become the Seventh James Bond?
Drake’s star has been rising in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Drake now is – what next?
Three reasons Drake 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 33-year-old Canadian?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Drake.
- It would give Drake a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Drake 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 Drake for James Bond.
“He was perfect as A/V Jones in Charlie Bartlett, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 6, 2020
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 6, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Drake has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 6, 2020
Rumors about Drake 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 Drake should be the next James Bond?
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