Luke Mitchell to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 36-year-old James Bond from Australia?

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

UPDATE 17/01/2022 : 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 Canberra wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Luke Mitchell become the Seventh James Bond?

Mitchell’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in H2O: Just Add Water (2009-2010), Neighbours (2008-2008) and Home and Away (2009-2013). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Mitchell now is – what next?

Three reasons Luke Mitchell 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 36-year-old Australian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Mitchell.
  3. It would give Luke Mitchell a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Mitchell. Luke Mitchell!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 16, 2022
“He was perfect as Romeo Smith in Home and Away, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 16, 2022
“An Australian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 16, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Mitchell has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 16, 2022

Rumors about Luke Mitchell 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 Luke Mitchell should be the next James Bond?

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