Michael Pitt to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 39-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Pitt 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 Michael Pitt.

UPDATE 25/01/2021 : 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 Michael Pitt become the Seventh James Bond?

Pitt’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014), Seven Psychopaths (2012) and The Dreamers (2003). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Pitt now is – what next?

Three reasons Michael Pitt 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 39-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Pitt.
  3. It would give Michael Pitt a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Pitt 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 Michael Pitt for James Bond.

“His name is Pitt. Michael Pitt!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) January 24, 2021
“He was perfect as Coleridge in Finding Forrester, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) January 24, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 24, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Pitt has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) January 24, 2021

Rumors about Michael Pitt 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 Pitt should be the next James Bond?

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