Is Sitruk set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Olivier Sitruk.
UPDATE 18/09/2021 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Olivier Sitruk become the Seventh James Bond?
Sitruk’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Bait (1995) and Navel of the World (1993). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Sitruk now is – what next?
Three reasons Olivier Sitruk 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 50-year-old French?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Sitruk.
- It would give Olivier Sitruk a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Sitruk 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 Olivier Sitruk for James Bond.
“His name is Sitruk. Olivier Sitruk!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 17, 2021
“He was perfect as Éric in The Bait, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 17, 2021
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 17, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Sitruk has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 17, 2021
Rumors about Olivier Sitruk 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 Olivier Sitruk should be the next James Bond?
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