Next James Bond Must Be Male But "Can Be of Any Color," Producer Says

Published on Jan 15, 2020

They used to say that "sometimes the best man for a job is a woman." But not when it comes to playing James Bond, apparently. In an interview with Variety, published on Wednesday, British franchise producer Barbara Broccoli reiterates that the famed super spy, created by Ian Fleming, will always be played by a man onscreen. "He can be of any color, but he is male," she said. "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 far more interesting than that." Broccoli had made similar comments in 2018, telling the U.K....

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