Eugene Levy to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 74-year-old James Bond from Canada?

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

UPDATE 30/07/2021 : 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 Eugene Levy become the Seventh James Bond?

Levy’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in American Pie (1999-2012), Goon (2011) and American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Levy now is – what next?

Three reasons Eugene Levy 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 74-year-old Canadian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Levy.
  3. It would give Eugene Levy a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Levy 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 Eugene Levy for James Bond.

“His name is Levy. Eugene Levy!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 29, 2021
“He was perfect as Noah Levenstein in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 29, 2021
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 29, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Levy has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 29, 2021

Rumors about Eugene Levy 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 Eugene Levy should be the next James Bond?

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