F. Murray Abraham to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 80-year-old James Bond from United States?

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 August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is F. Murray Abraham.

UPDATE 27/09/2020 : 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 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

  1. It would clarify that Bond is a rotating identity: If M can be a woman, why can't James Bond be a 80-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Abraham.
  3. 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 Saturday 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) September 26, 2020
“He was perfect as Bud Grossman in Inside Llewyn Davis, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 26, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 26, 2020
“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) September 26, 2020

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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