Sam Raimi to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 58-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Raimi set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in November 2017. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Sam Raimi.

UPDATE 18/12/2017 : 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 Sam Raimi become the Seventh James Bond?

Raimi’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Raimi now is – what next?

Three reasons Sam Raimi 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 58-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Raimi.
  3. It would give Sam Raimi a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Raimi. Sam Raimi!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) December 17, 2017
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) December 17, 2017
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Raimi has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) December 17, 2017

Rumors about Sam Raimi 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 Sam Raimi should be the next James Bond?

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