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 May 2022. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Tom Everett Scott.
UPDATE 30/06/2022 : 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 Tom Everett Scott become the Seventh James Bond?
Scott’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in La La Land (2016), Southland (2009-2013) and Parental Guidance (2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Scott now is – what next?
Three reasons Tom Everett 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 51-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Scott.
- It would give Tom Everett 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 Tom Everett Scott for James Bond.
“His name is Scott. Tom Everett Scott!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 29, 2022
“He was perfect as Andy McDermott in An American Werewolf in Paris, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 29, 2022
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 29, 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) June 29, 2022
Rumors about Tom Everett 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 Tom Everett Scott should be the next James Bond?
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