Jorge Salinas to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 53-year-old James Bond from Mexico?

Is Salinas set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Jorge Salinas.

UPDATE 02/07/2022 : 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 Mexico City wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Jorge Salinas become the Seventh James Bond?

Salinas’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Beautiful Love (2012-2013), La que no podía amar (2011-2012) and The Other Family (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Salinas now is – what next?

Three reasons Jorge Salinas 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 53-year-old Mexican?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Salinas.
  3. It would give Jorge Salinas a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Salinas 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 Jorge Salinas for James Bond.

“His name is Salinas. Jorge Salinas!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 1, 2022
“He was perfect as Santos Martínez de la Garza Treviño / Jorge Alfredo Vargas in Beautiful Love, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 1, 2022
“A Mexican James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 1, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Salinas has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 1, 2022

Rumors about Jorge Salinas 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 Jorge Salinas should be the next James Bond?

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