Is Keitel set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Harvey Keitel.
UPDATE 21/09/2020 : 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 Harvey Keitel become the Seventh James Bond?
Keitel’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and Little Fockers (2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Keitel now is – what next?
Three reasons Harvey Keitel 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 81-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Keitel.
- It would give Harvey Keitel a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Keitel To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Sunday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Harvey Keitel for James Bond.
“His name is Keitel. Harvey Keitel!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 20, 2020
“He was perfect as Ben in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 20, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 20, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Keitel has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 20, 2020
Rumors about Harvey Keitel 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 Harvey Keitel should be the next James Bond?
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