Peter Facinelli to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 47-year-old James Bond from United States?

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

UPDATE 24/06/2021 : 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 Peter Facinelli become the Seventh James Bond?

Facinelli’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Nurse Jackie (2009-2015), The Twilight Saga (2008-2012) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (2012-2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Facinelli now is – what next?

Three reasons Peter Facinelli 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 47-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Facinelli.
  3. It would give Peter Facinelli a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Facinelli. Peter Facinelli!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 23, 2021
“He was perfect as Mike Dexter in Can't Hardly Wait, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 23, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 23, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Facinelli has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 23, 2021

Rumors about Peter Facinelli 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 Peter Facinelli should be the next James Bond?

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