Mike Myers to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 56-year-old James Bond from Canada?

Is Myers set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Mike Myers.

UPDATE 16/10/2019 : 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 Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Mike Myers become the Seventh James Bond?

Myers’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Inglourious Basterds (2009), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Austin Powers (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Myers now is – what next?

Three reasons Mike Myers 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 56-year-old Canadian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Myers.
  3. It would give Mike Myers a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Myers. Mike Myers!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 15, 2019
“He was perfect as General Ed Fenech in Inglourious Basterds, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 15, 2019
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 15, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Myers has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 15, 2019

Rumors about Mike Myers 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 Mike Myers should be the next James Bond?

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