Is Chon set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Justin Chon.
UPDATE 19/05/2022 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Justin Chon become the Seventh James Bond?
Chon’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in 21 & Over (2013) and The Twilight Saga (2008-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Chon now is – what next?
Three reasons Justin Chon 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 40-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Chon.
- It would give Justin Chon a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Chon 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 Justin Chon for James Bond.
“His name is Chon. Justin Chon!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 18, 2022
“He was perfect as Eric Yorkie in The Twilight Saga, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 18, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 18, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Chon has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 18, 2022
Rumors about Justin Chon 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 Justin Chon should be the next James Bond?
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