Nick Offerman to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 50-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Offerman set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Nick Offerman.

UPDATE 15/05/2021 : 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 Nick Offerman become the Seventh James Bond?

Offerman’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Childrens Hospital (2008-2016), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) and 22 Jump Street (2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Offerman now is – what next?

Three reasons Nick Offerman 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 50-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Offerman.
  3. It would give Nick Offerman a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Offerman 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 Nick Offerman for James Bond.

“His name is Offerman. Nick Offerman!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 14, 2021
“He was perfect as Mr. Schofield in Neighbors, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 14, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 14, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Offerman has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 14, 2021

Rumors about Nick Offerman 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 Nick Offerman should be the next James Bond?

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