Luis Rego to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 78-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Rego set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Luis Rego.

UPDATE 24/06/2021 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Luis Rego become the Seventh James Bond?

Rego’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The King of Jerks (1981) and French Fried Vacation (1978). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Rego now is – what next?

Three reasons Luis Rego 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 78-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Rego.
  3. It would give Luis Rego a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Rego. Luis Rego!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 23, 2021
“He was perfect in The King of Jerks, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 23, 2021
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 23, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Rego has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 23, 2021

Rumors about Luis Rego 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 Luis Rego should be the next James Bond?

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