Is Powell set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Glen Powell.
UPDATE 25/11/2020 : 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 Glen Powell become the Seventh James Bond?
Powell’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Scream Queens (2015-2016), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) and The Expendables 3 (2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Powell now is – what next?
Three reasons Glen Powell 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 32-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Powell.
- It would give Glen Powell a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Powell To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Glen Powell for James Bond.
“His name is Powell. Glen Powell!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 24, 2020
“He was perfect as Thorn in The Expendables 3, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 24, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 24, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Powell has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 24, 2020
Rumors about Glen Powell 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 Glen Powell should be the next James Bond?
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