Daniel Craig stepped into the shiny shoes of fictional detective James Bond in 2006 with the film casino Royale. After 15 years he is set to land the role with his final Bond film, no time to die.
It’s been known for a long time that Craig will never return as Bond. Together no time to die After being delayed several times, fans are speculating as to who will get the coveted part next. The idea of a woman playing the role of a secret agent has come up several times in those discussions. And Craig has finally given his opinion on the hot button discussion.
Craig doesn’t think a woman should play Bond
NS knives out The actor was yet to share his thoughts on who would reprise the iconic role after him. In his recent interview with Radio Times, Craig openly expressed his disagreement with the idea of a woman playing 007.
“There just needs to be better parts for women and actors of color,” Craig said.
While a case has to be made for the on-screen representation of women and other marginalized groups, Craig believes this is not the way to go.
“Why should a woman play James Bond when there should be just as good a part as James Bond, but for a woman?” the actor asked.
In the debate on ways to make films more inclusive, Craig takes the stance of several other critics who hold that representation does not mean replacing a male actor with a female one.
Even within the Bond franchise, Craig isn’t the only one who feels that way.
James Bond co-creator Barbara Broccoli agrees with Craig
Discussing the prospects of the next Bond actor, Broccoli, in an earlier interview Diversity had revealed that a woman would not play Bond.
“He[Bond] Can be any color, but he is male,” said Broccoli. “I believe we should be creating new characters for women – strong female characters. I’m not particularly interested in taking a male character and having a woman play it. I think women are more likely to do it. Far more interesting.”
Broccoli’s word settled the debate. A woman will not play 007 on screen. But the realms of possibility are still wide open to take on the role of a British spy.
Bond film co-producer Michael G. “You think of them as being from Britain or the Commonwealth, but Britain is a very diverse place,” Wilson said.
Who are the current favorites to play 007 next?
Over the past year, fans and the media have discussed a number of names who could play the tuxedo-clad detective. from the latest batman Robert Pattinson to the green night Dev Patel – There are many potential bonds already. Riding the pinnacle of its success in Netflix’s bridgerton, Reggae-Gene Pages and peaky blinders’ Cillian Murphy is also a fan favorite.
The inclusion of several established action stars like Tom Hardy, Henry Cavill, Michael Fassbender has certainly made the choice more difficult. Along with these names there are also some actors who have showcased their acting skills in the recent performances. Daniel Kalua, from Judas and the Black Messiah, and Riz Ahmed, from metal sound Being some of them.
Of these options, in the end, who will get the license to kill? only time will tell. For now, it’s time to bid farewell to Daniel Craig as James Bond. no time to die It hits theaters on October 8.
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