Is Clooney 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 George Clooney.
UPDATE 23/01/2021 : 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 George Clooney become the Seventh James Bond?
Clooney’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Money Monster (2016), The Monuments Men (2014) and The Ides of March (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Clooney now is – what next?
Three reasons George Clooney 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 59-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Clooney.
- It would give George Clooney a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Clooney To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want George Clooney for James Bond.
“His name is Clooney. George Clooney!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 22, 2021
“He was perfect as Lee Gates in Money Monster, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 22, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 22, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Clooney has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 22, 2021
Rumors about George Clooney 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 George Clooney should be the next James Bond?
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