John Michael Higgins to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 56-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Higgins set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in February 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is John Michael Higgins.

UPDATE 23/03/2019 : 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 John Michael Higgins become the Seventh James Bond?

Higgins’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Happily Divorced (2011-2013), Pitch Perfect (2012) and Bad Teacher (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Higgins now is – what next?

Three reasons John Michael Higgins 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 56-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Higgins.
  3. It would give John Michael Higgins a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Higgins 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 John Michael Higgins for James Bond.

“His name is Higgins. John Michael Higgins!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) March 22, 2019
“He was perfect as John Smith in Pitch Perfect, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) March 22, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) March 22, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Higgins has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) March 22, 2019

Rumors about John Michael Higgins 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 John Michael Higgins should be the next James Bond?

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