Is Hill set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in December 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Jonah Hill.
UPDATE 26/01/2021 : 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 Jonah Hill become the Seventh James Bond?
Hill’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in 22 Jump Street (2014), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and This Is the End (2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Hill now is – what next?
Three reasons Jonah Hill 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 37-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Hill.
- It would give Jonah Hill a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Hill To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Monday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Jonah Hill for James Bond.
“His name is Hill. Jonah Hill!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 25, 2021
“He was perfect as Morton Schmidt in 21 Jump Street, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 25, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 25, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Hill has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 25, 2021
Rumors about Jonah Hill 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 Jonah Hill should be the next James Bond?
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