Daniel Craig is about to say goodbye to the character of his career, James Bond. The 53-year-old actor will be saying goodbye with No Time to Die and MGM Studios are feeling melancholy at the prospect. Through a new interview with the radio program Today (via BBC), the production company Barbara broccoli talks about the new Bond, revealing that the search will begin in 2022. Who will take the place of the next 007?
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For the past 15 years, Craig he won the hearts of the public by offering a magnificent version of the British spy. Although some of his films like James Bond are better than others, the actor’s commitment to the character is absolute and many would like to see him in the role for several more years. Unfortunately, the time to pass the baton has come and new conversations will begin very soon. When Today asked Broccoli On the search for the new Bond, she stated that they are not looking for him right now, but will start next year.
Oh god no We don’t think about that at all. We want Daniel to have his moment of celebration. Next year we will start to think about the future.
Shortly before, Barbara broccoli addressed for the Press Association the subject of James Bond and his alleged incarnation as a woman. This conversation has lasted for many years on social networks, however, the production company has always seen 007 played by an actor:
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James Bond is a male character. I hope there are many, many films made with women, for women, by women, about women. I don’t think we have to take a male character and have a female play it. So yeah, I see him as a man. And I’m a bit in denial, I would love for Daniel to continue forever.
The speculations about the new James Bond are many and varied, everyone wants to know the name of the next interpreter and there are many alternatives that fans have in mind. Of course they keep the last word Barbara broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, the heirs of Albert Romolo Broccoli, former producer of the Bond saga who helped create an entire brand. Here the rest of the statements made by Barbara for Today:
We are very, very lucky that he plays this role. We could see that he was reluctant to do it, because he knew it would change his life, which obviously has happened. It has changed his life, but it has not changed him. What it has allowed us to do with the franchise is really explore Bond’s emotional life and delve into the person, the complexity, and the conflicts that occur within the Bond character. […] We will move on. Next year will be the 60th anniversary of the Bond movies, so we look forward to the new chapter, whatever it brings. We are not very sure at this point. Right now, we just want to celebrate No Time to Die and Daniel’s extraordinary achievement.
The pre-sale of No Time to Die It is already available on some platforms and this September 29 it will hit theaters to say goodbye to Craig; The actor has already offered a few words of farewell to the film’s staff and could not be more satisfied with the stage of his life that comes to the end. You can read the synopsis of No Time to Die next: “Bond’s peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA shows up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be much more treacherous than expected. “
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