Is Diesel set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Vin Diesel.
UPDATE 25/09/2020 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Vin Diesel become the Seventh James Bond?
Diesel’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Fast & Furious 7 (2015) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Diesel now is – what next?
Three reasons Vin Diesel 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 53-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Diesel.
- It would give Vin Diesel a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Diesel To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Thursday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Vin Diesel for James Bond.
“His name is Diesel. Vin Diesel!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 24, 2020
“He was perfect as Dominic Toretto in Fast & Furious, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 24, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 24, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Diesel has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 24, 2020
Rumors about Vin Diesel 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 Vin Diesel should be the next James Bond?
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