Guillermo Díaz to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 45-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Díaz 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 Guillermo Díaz.

UPDATE 29/11/2020 : 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 Guillermo Díaz become the Seventh James Bond?

Díaz’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Weeds (2007-2012), Half Baked (1998) and Scandal (2012-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Díaz now is – what next?

Three reasons Guillermo Díaz 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 45-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Díaz.
  3. It would give Guillermo Díaz a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Díaz To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Saturday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Guillermo Díaz for James Bond.

“His name is Díaz. Guillermo Díaz!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 28, 2020
“He was perfect as Scarface in Half Baked, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 28, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 28, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Díaz has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 28, 2020

Rumors about Guillermo Díaz 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 Guillermo Díaz should be the next James Bond?

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