Is Anderson set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in April 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Richard Dean Anderson.
UPDATE 28/05/2022 : 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 Richard Dean Anderson become the Seventh James Bond?
Anderson’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Stargate SG-1 (1997-2007) and MacGyver (1985-1992). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Anderson now is – what next?
Three reasons Richard Dean Anderson 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 72-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Anderson.
- It would give Richard Dean Anderson a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Anderson 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 Richard Dean Anderson for James Bond.
“His name is Anderson. Richard Dean Anderson!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 27, 2022
“He was perfect as Jack O'Neill in Stargate SG-1, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 27, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 27, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Anderson has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 27, 2022
Rumors about Richard Dean Anderson 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 Dean Anderson should be the next James Bond?
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