Keanu Reeves to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 57-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Reeves 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 Keanu Reeves.

UPDATE 17/10/2021 : 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 Keanu Reeves become the Seventh James Bond?

Reeves’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Neon Demon (2016), Knock Knock (2015) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Reeves now is – what next?

Three reasons Keanu Reeves 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 57-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Reeves.
  3. It would give Keanu Reeves a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Reeves. Keanu Reeves!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 16, 2021
“He was perfect as Hank in The Neon Demon, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 16, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 16, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Reeves has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 16, 2021

Rumors about Keanu Reeves 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 Keanu Reeves should be the next James Bond?

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