Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has always believed that “I don’t think a woman should play James Bond.”
Barbara’s Broccoli share control James Bond movie franchise with her half-brother Michael G. Wilson, which means she has a lot of questions to answer about the future of the franchise. Daniel Craig performed his swan song 007 with “No Time to Die.” Who will be the next Bond? Those conversations won’t begin until next year, so Broccoli is eliminating all social media rumors. All Broccoli knows is that Bond will continue to be played by a British male.
“I think it’s going to be a man because I don’t think a woman should play James Bond,” Broccoli said in Profile of The Hollywood Reporter. “I believe in creating characters for women, not just letting women play men. I don’t think there are enough great roles for women, and it’s very important to me that we make women’s films about women. He should be British, so English can be any [ethnicity or race]. ”
Craig won’t be returning as Bond, but Broccoli says the door is open for the “No Time to Die” lead. Cary Fukunaga to return to the director’s chair 007. “No Time to Die” received critical acclaim from critics and grossed $765 million worldwide, becoming the biggest box office hit of its time. pandemic pandemic. While reports surfaced that the film would still lose nearly $100 million in MGM, the studio refute the statement and said the movie is making a lot of money on VOD and home video.
“We love Cary. He’s done an outstanding job,” Broccoli told THR. “I don’t know if he did another one. I think he did this because he wanted a challenge, and he definitely took it. But I’m not sure if he did another one. We would love to work with him again. ”
Fukunaga told the publication that he had “never worked with creatively involved producers” until he collaborated with Broccoli and Wilson on “No Time to Die,” adding, “I am also know that when I go into it, I know this is their child. So I got involved a lot with the view of how I can do my part well to try to make this a good movie. From the very beginning, we sat at this round table at Eon’s office on Piccadilly, and Barbara would take the coffee, tea, and food and make sure everyone was well fed and at the same time completely running the meetings. meeting with 17 ideas presented. on Wall.”
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