Malcolm David Kelley to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 28-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 19/01/2021 : 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 Malcolm David Kelley become the Seventh James Bond?

Kelley’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Lost (2004-2010). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Kelley now is – what next?

Three reasons Malcolm David Kelley 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 28-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Kelley.
  3. It would give Malcolm David Kelley a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

Twitter was flooded again Monday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Malcolm David Kelley for James Bond.

“His name is Kelley. Malcolm David Kelley!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 18, 2021
“He was perfect as Walt Lloyd in Lost, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 18, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 18, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Kelley has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 18, 2021

Rumors about Malcolm David Kelley 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 Malcolm David Kelley should be the next James Bond?

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