Jeff Goldblum to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 67-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Goldblum 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 Jeff Goldblum.

UPDATE 12/08/2020 : 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 Jeff Goldblum become the Seventh James Bond?

Goldblum’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Le Week-End (2013) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001-2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Goldblum now is – what next?

Three reasons Jeff Goldblum 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 67-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Goldblum.
  3. It would give Jeff Goldblum a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Goldblum 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 Jeff Goldblum for James Bond.

“His name is Goldblum. Jeff Goldblum!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 11, 2020
“He was perfect as Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 11, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 11, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Goldblum has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 11, 2020

Rumors about Jeff Goldblum 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 Jeff Goldblum should be the next James Bond?

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