Is Ford set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Harrison Ford.
UPDATE 15/08/2020 : 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 Harrison Ford become the Seventh James Bond?
Ford’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Blade Runner 2049 (2017), The Force Awakens (2015) and The Age of Adaline (2015). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Ford now is – what next?
Three reasons Harrison Ford 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 78-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Ford.
- It would give Harrison Ford a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Ford 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 Harrison Ford for James Bond.
“His name is Ford. Harrison Ford!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 14, 2020
“He was perfect as Colonel Graff in Ender's Game, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 14, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 14, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Ford has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 14, 2020
Rumors about Harrison Ford 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 Harrison Ford should be the next James Bond?
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