Gabriel Porras to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 53-year-old James Bond from Mexico?

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

UPDATE 28/01/2022 : 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 Mexico City wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Gabriel Porras become the Seventh James Bond?

Porras’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Corazón Valiente (2012-2013), The House Next Door (2011-2012) and Where is Elisa? (2010-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Porras now is – what next?

Three reasons Gabriel Porras 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 53-year-old Mexican?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Porras.
  3. It would give Gabriel Porras a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Porras 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 Gabriel Porras for James Bond.

“His name is Porras. Gabriel Porras!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 27, 2022
“He was perfect as Gonzalo Ibáñez / Iñaki Mora / Roberto Acosta in The House Next Door, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 27, 2022
“A Mexican James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 27, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Porras has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 27, 2022

Rumors about Gabriel Porras 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 Gabriel Porras should be the next James Bond?

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