Ken Kercheval to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 83-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Kercheval set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2018. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Ken Kercheval.

UPDATE 20/07/2018 : 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 Ken Kercheval become the Seventh James Bond?

Kercheval’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Dallas (1978-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Kercheval now is – what next?

Three reasons Ken Kercheval 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 83-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Kercheval.
  3. It would give Ken Kercheval a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Kercheval. Ken Kercheval!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 19, 2018
“He was perfect as Cliff Barnes in Dallas, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 19, 2018
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 19, 2018
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Kercheval has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 19, 2018

Rumors about Ken Kercheval 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 Ken Kercheval should be the next James Bond?

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