Is Hilgenbrink set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in January 2021. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tad Hilgenbrink.
UPDATE 25/02/2021 : 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 Tad Hilgenbrink become the Seventh James Bond?
Hilgenbrink’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in American Pie (1999-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Hilgenbrink now is – what next?
Three reasons Tad Hilgenbrink 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 39-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Hilgenbrink.
- It would give Tad Hilgenbrink a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Hilgenbrink 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 Tad Hilgenbrink for James Bond.
“His name is Hilgenbrink. Tad Hilgenbrink!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 24, 2021
“He was perfect as Matt Stifler in American Pie, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 24, 2021
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 24, 2021
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Hilgenbrink has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 24, 2021
Rumors about Tad Hilgenbrink 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 Tad Hilgenbrink should be the next James Bond?
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