Is Beatty 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 Warren Beatty.
UPDATE 19/02/2020 : 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 Los Angeles wondering what they could bring to the role.
Could Warren Beatty become the Seventh James Bond?
Beatty’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Dick Tracy (1990), Reds (1981) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Beatty now is – what next?
Three reasons Warren Beatty 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 82-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Beatty.
- It would give Warren Beatty a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Beatty To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Tuesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Warren Beatty for James Bond.
“His name is Beatty. Warren Beatty!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 18, 2020
“He was perfect as Joe Pendleton in Heaven Can Wait, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 18, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 18, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Beatty has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 18, 2020
Rumors about Warren Beatty 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 Warren Beatty should be the next James Bond?
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