Is Ferrell set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in February 2020. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Will Ferrell.
UPDATE 29/03/2020 : 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 Will Ferrell become the Seventh James Bond?
Ferrell’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years . His commercial appeal is growing, too.
The question for Ferrell now is – what next?
Three reasons Will Ferrell 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 52-year-old American?
- No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Ferrell.
- It would give Will Ferrell a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.
This 'Ferrell 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 Will Ferrell for James Bond.
“His name is Ferrell. Will Ferrell!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) March 28, 2020
“He was perfect as Franz Liebkind in The Producers, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) March 28, 2020
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) March 28, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Ferrell has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) March 28, 2020
Rumors about Will Ferrell 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 Will Ferrell should be the next James Bond?
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