Jon Favreau to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 52-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 19/09/2019 : 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 Jon Favreau become the Seventh James Bond?

Favreau’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and Iron Man 3 (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Favreau now is – what next?

Three reasons Jon Favreau 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 52-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Favreau.
  3. It would give Jon Favreau a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Favreau To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Jon Favreau for James Bond.

“His name is Favreau. Jon Favreau!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 18, 2019
“He was perfect as Barry McLean in I Love You, Man, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 18, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 18, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Favreau has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 18, 2019

Rumors about Jon Favreau 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 Jon Favreau should be the next James Bond?

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