Ron Rifkin to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 80-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Rifkin set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in June 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Ron Rifkin.

UPDATE 15/07/2020 : 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 Ron Rifkin become the Seventh James Bond?

Rifkin’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Brothers & Sisters (2006-2011), Alias (2001-2006) and L.A. Confidential (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Rifkin now is – what next?

Three reasons Ron Rifkin 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 80-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Rifkin.
  3. It would give Ron Rifkin a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Rifkin. Ron Rifkin!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) July 14, 2020
“He was perfect as Arvin Sloane in Alias, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) July 14, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) July 14, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Rifkin has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) July 14, 2020

Rumors about Ron Rifkin 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 Ron Rifkin should be the next James Bond?

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