James Bond is one of the most popular fictional characters since 1953 who has always managed to adapt to new times without having to make drastic changes in what it means to be agent 007. The pride of Great Britain has already had several faces on the big screen , very different from each other, but always with the elegance that the character requires; going through George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and, finally, Daniel Craig.
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The latter made its debut in 2006 with 007: Casino Royale – 95% who, despite already having a career in progress before, served as a catapult to be acclaimed and recognized, in addition to opening the doors of the industry side by side. While some of his installments have been praised, while others have not garnered the best reception, Craig has endeared himself to audiences over the course of 15 years.
And it was at the end of last year when he had one of the best farewells for a 007. Of course, this leaves many things to be expected, such as who will be responsible for replacing the also actor from Between Razors and Secrets – 100%, something that will be a great responsibility for whoever is chosen. For more than a year, several rumors have surfaced about names that would have been considered, however, it seems that the real people responsible for the selection do not even have someone in mind.
During a conversation with Variety, Barbara Broccoliwho has been at the helm of the franchise since the saga starring Pierce Brosnan to uphold his father’s legacy Albert R. Broccolicommented that they still have no suggestions to put on the secret agent’s suit, and even said that it could take some time to find it beyond the speculations that have arisen.
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It’s a big decision. It’s not just about choosing [a] an actor. It is a complete rethinking of where we are going.
The producer made it clear that there are much more important things than the new face of the protagonist, and that, as has happened in each stage of the franchise, everything that surrounds the character will have to be rethought; his priorities, conflicts, missions, his allies and enemies. It must be remembered that, as mentioned above, each character is adapted to his time, so it would be difficult to jump so quickly when the previous star is still fresh in the mind of the viewer.
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Some of the actors that the fans have proposed are Idris Elba – one of the favorites – as well as Tom Hiddleston, Henry Cavill, Tom Hardy and even Jacob Elordi. Rumors also surfaced about the supposed change of sex of the protagonist, something that generated a lot of debate, and although we now know that it was part of the script for No time to die – 83%, where Lashana Lynch’s Nomi is given the title of 007 due to Bond’s absence, some felt Rachel Weisz, Craig’s wife, was the right actress.
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