Is Riemelt set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Max Riemelt.
UPDATE 21/05/2022 : 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 Berlin wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Max Riemelt become the Seventh James Bond?
Riemelt’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Heiter bis Wolkig (2012), The Wave (2008) and Sense8 (2015-). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Riemelt now is – what next?
Three reasons Max Riemelt 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 38-year-old German?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Riemelt.
- It would give Max Riemelt a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Riemelt 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 Max Riemelt for James Bond.
“His name is Riemelt. Max Riemelt!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 20, 2022
“He was perfect as Wolfgang Bogdanow in Sense8, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 20, 2022
“A German James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 20, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Riemelt has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 20, 2022
Rumors about Max Riemelt 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 Max Riemelt should be the next James Bond?
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