Is Scott 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 Seann William Scott.
UPDATE 19/05/2022 : 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 Seann William Scott become the Seventh James Bond?
Scott’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in American Pie (1999-2012) and Goon (2011). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Scott now is – what next?
Three reasons Seann William Scott 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 45-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Scott.
- It would give Seann William Scott a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Scott To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Seann William Scott for James Bond.
“His name is Scott. Seann William Scott!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) May 18, 2022
“He was perfect as Doug Glatt in Goon, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) May 18, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) May 18, 2022
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Scott has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) May 18, 2022
Rumors about Seann William Scott 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 Seann William Scott should be the next James Bond?
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