There are a lot of people out there who want the next James Bond to be a woman. After all, we already had an all-female Ghostbusters, why not a female James Bond?
Well, one of the producers of the spy franchise says that will probably never happen, at least not while she has any say in the matter.
Producer Barbara Broccoli spoke to Variety recently, and she said Bond can’t be a female.
He can be of any color, but he is male. 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.
Obviously, I think she makes a wonderful point. Why are we just giving women sloppy seconds? We don’t need to give them old characters to play, we need to give them new characters. CREATE AN ENTIRE FRANCHISE AROUND A FEMALE CHARACTER! A NEW, EXCITING FRANCHISE!
Barbara (cause I refuse to call her Broccoli) says she doesn’t know who will be the next Bond, but she still has doubts that Daniel Craig is truly done.
I’m in total denial. I’ve accepted what Daniel has said, but I’m still in denial. It’s too traumatic for me.