Ty Olsson to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 50-year-old James Bond from Canada?

Is Olsson set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in May 2024. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Ty Olsson.

UPDATE 16/06/2024 : 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 Ottawa wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Ty Olsson become the Seventh James Bond?

Olsson’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Godzilla (2014) and The Twilight Saga (2011-2012). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Olsson now is – what next?

Three reasons Ty Olsson 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 50-year-old Canadian?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Olsson.
  3. It would give Ty Olsson a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

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

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

“His name is Olsson. Ty Olsson!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) June 15, 2024
“He was perfect as Phil in The Twilight Saga, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) June 15, 2024
“A Canadian James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) June 15, 2024
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Olsson has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) June 15, 2024

Rumors about Ty Olsson 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 Ty Olsson should be the next James Bond?

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