Vincent Elbaz to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 52-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Elbaz set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in September 2023. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Vincent Elbaz.

UPDATE 01/10/2023 : 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 Vincent Elbaz become the Seventh James Bond?

Elbaz’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Masked Mobsters (2007), Love Is in the Air (2005) and Summer Things (2002). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Elbaz now is – what next?

Three reasons Vincent Elbaz 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 52-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Elbaz.
  3. It would give Vincent Elbaz a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Elbaz 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 Vincent Elbaz for James Bond.

“His name is Elbaz. Vincent Elbaz!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 30, 2023
“He was perfect as Alain Chabert in Good Old Daze, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 30, 2023
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 30, 2023
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Elbaz has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 30, 2023

Rumors about Vincent Elbaz 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 Vincent Elbaz should be the next James Bond?

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