Is Gross set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Lance Gross.
UPDATE 21/10/2020 : 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 Lance Gross become the Seventh James Bond?
Gross’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2006-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Gross now is – what next?
Three reasons Lance Gross 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 39-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Gross.
- It would give Lance Gross a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Gross To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Lance Gross for James Bond.
“His name is Gross. Lance Gross!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 20, 2020
“He was perfect as Brice in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 20, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 20, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Gross has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 20, 2020
Rumors about Lance Gross 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 Lance Gross should be the next James Bond?
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