John Schneider to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 57-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Schneider set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is John Schneider.

UPDATE 17/12/2017 : 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 Schneider become the Seventh James Bond?

Schneider’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Smallville (2001-2011), Wild Things: Foursome (2010) and The Dukes of Hazzard (1979-1985). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Schneider now is – what next?

Three reasons John Schneider 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 57-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Schneider.
  3. It would give John Schneider a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Schneider 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 John Schneider for James Bond.

“His name is Schneider. John Schneider!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 16, 2017
“He was perfect as Jonathan Kent in Smallville, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 16, 2017
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 16, 2017
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Schneider has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 16, 2017

Rumors about John Schneider 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 Schneider should be the next James Bond?

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