Is Grillo set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Frank Grillo.
UPDATE 19/08/2022 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Frank Grillo become the Seventh James Bond?
Grillo’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Grillo now is – what next?
Three reasons Frank Grillo 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 57-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Grillo.
- It would give Frank Grillo a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Grillo 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 Frank Grillo for James Bond.
“His name is Grillo. Frank Grillo!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 18, 2022
“He was perfect in Minority Report, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 18, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 18, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Grillo has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 18, 2022
Rumors about Frank Grillo 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 Frank Grillo should be the next James Bond?
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