Without Time to Die opens tomorrow in theaters and with it we will have the farewell of Daniel Craig as the Bond of the last 15 years. But although the actor says goodbye, MGM studios will not stop producing films about the spy and will soon begin with the search for a new face. During an interview with Attitude Magazine, Ben Whishaw talks about his wishes to see a gay actor take on the role of 007 after Craig’s departure. Since 2012, Ben has played Q in the James Bond movies.
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Although the most recent saga of the British spy has had several ups and downs throughout its history, the dramatic weight of the incarnation presented by Daniel Craig ranks him as one of the best among the fans. Now that the farewell is inevitable, the conversation about who should take on the role of the next Bond is more alive than ever. When Attitude asked Whishaw If you would like to see a homosexual actor in the role, this was your response:
It would be something extraordinary. Of course I’d like to see that. I really believe that we should march towards a world where everyone can play any role. And it would be very exciting if someone’s sexuality didn’t matter to take on this role, I think that would be real progress. But we’ll see, we’ll see what happens. I’m in awe of how much things have changed in the last five or six years, so we’ll see.
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The Attitude interviewer suggested gay actors Luke Evans and Jonathan Bailey, and Ben delved into his answer about an LGBT performer as the star of the upcoming Bond saga.
There are a lot of gay British actors, it’s a bit hard to decide. […] They are both wonderful. I wonder if… God, this is very difficult to talk about. Both are very capable actors to do it, they would be an ideal casting. It would be exciting to see either of them do it, I wonder if they would be willing to do it, because not only is it about the demands of the role, it is also the demand to be Bond in the world, what it symbolizes and how it can change your life. .
Daniel Craig will say goodbye to the world like 007 in No Time to DieThat is why it is a really emotional project for him and the rest of the actors. Despite the unfortunate experiences that occurred during the filming stage, the project went ahead and very soon we will see it shine in theaters. Craig It was announced as the new 007 in 2005, a time when not many agreed with the decision as its features did not correspond to those described by Ian Fleming. But his performance finally granted him the victory among the public and now the goodbye feels somewhat painful.
In early 2020, no one imagined that a pandemic would forever change lifestyles around the world. Many industries have been affected by its scope, one of them being the cinema and television. No Time to Die It had a premiere originally planned for the previous year, but circumstances that we all know pushed the premiere until this month, and fears of its poor box office remain active. No time to die has great opportunities to be a success at the global box office, remember that it will reach the whole world, even China, a somewhat restrictive country in terms of Hollywood premieres. Will it be able to rise as one of the highest grossing movies of 2021?
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