Lorenzo Richelmy to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 30-year-old James Bond from Italy?

Is Richelmy set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Lorenzo Richelmy.

UPDATE 02/12/2020 : 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 Rome wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Lorenzo Richelmy become the Seventh James Bond?

Richelmy’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Marco Polo (2014-2016). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Richelmy now is – what next?

Three reasons Lorenzo Richelmy 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 30-year-old Italian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Richelmy.
  3. It would give Lorenzo Richelmy a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Richelmy 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 Lorenzo Richelmy for James Bond.

“His name is Richelmy. Lorenzo Richelmy!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 1, 2020
“He was perfect as Marco Polo in Marco Polo, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) December 1, 2020
“An Italian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 1, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Richelmy has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 1, 2020

Rumors about Lorenzo Richelmy 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 Lorenzo Richelmy should be the next James Bond?

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