James producer: The women are too interesting to play 007 on goodmorningamerica.com
Producer Barbara Broccoli is one of the guardians of the James Bond franchise, and speaks when she comes to the great spy: “It can be any color, but it is male.”
Broccoli, who produced Bond films for many years, with his half brother Michael G. Wilson, made the statement in a new Variety interview.
“You think it is from Britain or Commonwealth, but Britain is a very different place,” said Wilson.
While this news is good for dozens of people who were pushing Idris Elba one day to expect Ian Fleming’s legendary character, he will not satisfy those who desire a female Bond.
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So, Broccoli says, “I believe we should create new characters for women – strong female characters. I am not particularly interested in having a male character and a woman playing with her. that.
With less than three months to go before the start of “No Time to Die,” the 25th James Bond adventure, Broccoli is trying to evolve with a big change: this is the fifth and final turn of Daniel Craig as 007.
“I have a full denial,” she said. “I accepted what Daniel said, but I’m still denying. It’s too traumatic for me.”
Still, the “guardians” of self-inheritance call on the character’s legacy of Craig’s run, “an emotionally satisfactory conclusion.”
“No Time to Die,” which includes Oscar winner Rami Malek, with Lea Seydoux and Lashana Lynch, hitting the 8 April theaters.