Is Quaid set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Randy Quaid.
UPDATE 30/10/2020 : 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 Randy Quaid become the Seventh James Bond?
Quaid’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Brokeback Mountain (2005), Elvis (2005) and Not Another Teen Movie (2001). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Quaid now is – what next?
Three reasons Randy Quaid 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 70-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Quaid.
- It would give Randy Quaid a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Quaid To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Randy Quaid for James Bond.
“His name is Quaid. Randy Quaid!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) October 29, 2020
“He was perfect as Jimmy Booth in Midnight Express, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) October 29, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) October 29, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Quaid has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) October 29, 2020
Rumors about Randy Quaid 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 Randy Quaid should be the next James Bond?
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