Thierry Frémont to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 57-year-old James Bond from France?

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

UPDATE 24/02/2020 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Thierry Frémont become the Seventh James Bond?

Frémont’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in The Tiger Brigades (2006), Espace Détente (2005) and Les Démons de Jésus (1997). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Frémont now is – what next?

Three reasons Thierry Frémont 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 57-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Frémont.
  3. It would give Thierry Frémont a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Frémont 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 Thierry Frémont for James Bond.

“His name is Frémont. Thierry Frémont!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 23, 2020
“He was perfect as Piotr in The Tiger Brigades, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 23, 2020
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 23, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Frémont has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 23, 2020

Rumors about Thierry Frémont 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 Thierry Frémont should be the next James Bond?

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