F. Murray Abraham to be the next James Bond?
- By Jim Leap
- Last updated on
- Buzz March 30, 2023
- International March 30, 2023
- Rumor Central March 2023
Is Abraham set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in March 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is F. Murray Abraham.
UPDATE 30/03/2023 : 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 F. Murray Abraham become the Seventh James Bond?
Abraham’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) and Finding Forrester (2000). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Abraham now is – what next?
Three reasons F. Murray Abraham 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 83-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Abraham.
- It would give F. Murray Abraham a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Abraham To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want F. Murray Abraham for James Bond.
“His name is Abraham. F. Murray Abraham!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) March 29, 2023
“He was perfect as Antonio Salieri in Amadeus, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) March 29, 2023
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) March 29, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Abraham has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) March 29, 2023
Rumors about F. Murray Abraham 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 F. Murray Abraham should be the next James Bond?
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