Giovanni Ribisi to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 46-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Ribisi 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 Giovanni Ribisi.

UPDATE 16/01/2021 : 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 Giovanni Ribisi become the Seventh James Bond?

Ribisi’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Bad Batch (2016), Selma (2014) and Gangster Squad (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Ribisi now is – what next?

Three reasons Giovanni Ribisi 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 46-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Ribisi.
  3. It would give Giovanni Ribisi a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Ribisi 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 Giovanni Ribisi for James Bond.

“His name is Ribisi. Giovanni Ribisi!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 15, 2021
“He was perfect as John in Lost in Translation, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 15, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 15, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Ribisi has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 15, 2021

Rumors about Giovanni Ribisi 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 Giovanni Ribisi should be the next James Bond?

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