Zac Efron to be the next James Bond?

So, why not a 31-year-old James Bond from United States?

Is Efron set to be the next James Bond? Rumors that the producers are looking for someone slightly different to play James Bond emerged in August 2019. One of the names who keeps cropping up is Zac Efron.

UPDATE 19/09/2019 : 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 Zac Efron become the Seventh James Bond?

Efron’s star has been rising in Hollywood in recent years thank to critically acclaimed roles in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), We Are Your Friends (2015) and Neighbors (2014). His commercial appeal is growing, too.

The question for Efron now is – what next?

Three reasons Zac Efron 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 31-year-old American?
  2. No other performers could be nearly as cool and broodingly suave as Efron.
  3. It would give Zac Efron a chance to play a lover, as well as a fighter.

This 'Efron To Play James Bond' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy

Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Zac Efron for James Bond.

“His name is Efron. Zac Efron!”
— Alan Sepintree (@sepintree) September 18, 2019
“He was perfect as Troy Bolton in High School Musical, he will be tremendous portraying James Bond.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) September 18, 2019
“An American James Bond!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) September 18, 2019
“Now, this might be a bit of a controversial pick for the role. But think about it: Efron has always been a skilled actor. He's also known for his wit.”
— Claire Stone (@averageclaire) September 18, 2019

Rumors about Zac Efron 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 Zac Efron should be the next James Bond?

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