Gattlin Griffith to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 22-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Griffith set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Gattlin Griffith.

UPDATE 22/01/2021 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Gattlin Griffith become the Seventh James Bond?

Griffith’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Labor Day (2014) and Changeling (2008). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Griffith now is – what next?

Three reasons Gattlin Griffith 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 22-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Griffith.
  3. It would give Gattlin Griffith a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Griffith 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 Gattlin Griffith for James Bond.

“His name is Griffith. Gattlin Griffith!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 21, 2021
“He was perfect as Walter Collins in Changeling, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 21, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 21, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Griffith has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 21, 2021

Rumors about Gattlin Griffith 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 Gattlin Griffith should be the next James Bond?

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