Is Simmons set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Johnny Simmons.
UPDATE 23/10/2019 : 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 Johnny Simmons become the Seventh James Bond?
Simmons’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The To Do List (2013), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) and 21 Jump Street (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Simmons now is – what next?
Three reasons Johnny Simmons 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 32-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Simmons.
- It would give Johnny Simmons a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Simmons 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 Johnny Simmons for James Bond.
“His name is Simmons. Johnny Simmons!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 22, 2019
“He was perfect as Chip Dove in Jennifer's Body, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 22, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 22, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Simmons has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 22, 2019
Rumors about Johnny Simmons 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 Johnny Simmons should be the next James Bond?
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