Is Kirk set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Justin Kirk.
UPDATE 16/10/2021 : 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 Justin Kirk become the Seventh James Bond?
Kirk’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Weeds (2005-2012), Elektra Luxx (2010) and Angels in America (2003-2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Kirk now is – what next?
Three reasons Justin Kirk 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 52-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Kirk.
- It would give Justin Kirk a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Kirk 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 Justin Kirk for James Bond.
“His name is Kirk. Justin Kirk!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 15, 2021
“He was perfect as Benjamin in Elektra Luxx, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 15, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 15, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Kirk has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 15, 2021
Rumors about Justin Kirk 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 Kirk should be the next James Bond?
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