Yvan Attal to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 55-year-old James Bond from France?

Is Attal 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 Yvan Attal.

UPDATE 26/02/2020 : 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 Paris wondering what they could bring to the role.

Could Yvan Attal become the Seventh James Bond?

Attal’s star has been rising in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Rapt (2009), The Actress' Ball (2009) and Rush Hour 3 (2007). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Attal now is – what next?

Three reasons Yvan Attal 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 55-year-old French?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Attal.
  3. It would give Yvan Attal a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Attal 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 Yvan Attal for James Bond.

“His name is Attal. Yvan Attal!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) February 25, 2020
“He was perfect as Yvan in My Wife Is an Actress, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) February 25, 2020
“A French James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) February 25, 2020
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Attal has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) February 25, 2020

Rumors about Yvan Attal 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 Yvan Attal should be the next James Bond?

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