Is Anconina set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in October 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Richard Anconina.
UPDATE 29/11/2020 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Richard Anconina become the Seventh James Bond?
Anconina’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001), Would I Lie to You? (1997) and The Little Gangster (1990). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Anconina now is – what next?
Three reasons Richard Anconina 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 67-year-old French?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Anconina.
- It would give Richard Anconina a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Anconina To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Saturday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Richard Anconina for James Bond.
“His name is Anconina. Richard Anconina!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) November 28, 2020
“He was perfect as Albert Duvivier in Itinerary of a Spoiled Child, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) November 28, 2020
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) November 28, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Anconina has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) November 28, 2020
Rumors about Richard Anconina 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 Richard Anconina should be the next James Bond?
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