James Bond: Barbara Broccoli says character 'will remain male'

Lula Sharp
January 16, 2020

Craig finally catches up with the auto, which leads him into some sort of party taking place in a castle, which requires he steal a tuxedo in order to sneak in.

Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, who has overseen Daniel Craig's era leading the re-energized spy series, believe the diversity of Bond's native Britain would allow for a black or Asian bond.

Having been roped in for No Time To Die after saying he'd rather slash his wrists than make another Bond movie after 2015's Spectre, Craig has put his return down to her persuasiveness.

Rumours were fuelled when it was disclosed that actress Lashana Lynch will be playing a female 00 agent after Daniel Craig's Bond leaves active service in the new movie. "I think women are far more interesting than that", she added. Craig himself was something of a surprise when he took the role.

Speaking with Variety, Broccoli said: "I'm in total denial".

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Clarkson (Jessica Jones) directing however separated as a effect of a wage dispute with Hemsworth and Chris Pine. The 2016 movie fell to $ 343 million worldwide, so it was again on the drafting board for the subsequent outing.

Broccoli also recently told Empire how she would have cried if Craig has turned down No Time To Die.

"And then she was just persistent and came to me with some ideas, which we started formulating, and I got excited again".

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The conversation around who can - and will - play James Bond next will likely carry on through the release of "No Time To Die", which comes out this April.

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