Is LL Cool J 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 LL Cool J.
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 LL Cool J become the Seventh James Bond?
LL Cool J’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for LL Cool J now is – what next?
Three reasons LL Cool J 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 53-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as LL Cool J.
- It would give LL Cool J a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'LL Cool J 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 LL Cool J for James Bond.
“He was perfect as Sam Hanna in NCIS: Los Angeles, 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: LL Cool J has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 15, 2021
Rumors about LL Cool J 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 LL Cool J should be the next James Bond?
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