Is Madsen set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in July 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Michael Madsen.
UPDATE 14/08/2020 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Michael Madsen become the Seventh James Bond?
Madsen’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Hateful Eight (2015), Scary Movie 4 (2006) and Sin City (2005). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Madsen now is – what next?
Three reasons Michael Madsen 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 62-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Madsen.
- It would give Michael Madsen a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Madsen To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Michael Madsen for James Bond.
“His name is Madsen. Michael Madsen!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) August 13, 2020
“He was perfect as Budd in Kill Bill, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 13, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) August 13, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Madsen has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) August 13, 2020
Rumors about Michael Madsen 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 Michael Madsen should be the next James Bond?
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