The next James Bond will be a British man, but not necessarily white

Producer Barbara Broccoli ends the rumor of a feminine 007.

Daniel Craig leaves the place. After 15 years in the costume of 007, there will soon be a new James bond At the movie theater. A few days after the release of the last opus, To die can wait, the producer Barbara Broccoli had tempered the ardor of the fans, ensuring that no decision would be taken before 2022 or 2023.

But in a recent interview with Hollywood Reporter, she confirmed that it will not be a woman: “I think it will be a man because I don’t think a woman should play James bond“said the producer, who controls the franchise with her half-brother Michael G. Wilson.

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“I believe in creating characters for women and not just having women playing roles made for men. I think there aren’t enough big roles for women, and that’s very important to me that we make films for women about women. “

Going further in her reflection, she even says that James bond will in fact always be a male, British … but not necessarily white!

“The next James bond should be British … And Brits can be of any ethnicity or race. “

This opens the door to a number of options. Very complicated to point the finger at a favorite today.

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In any case, the next 007 could also be directed by Cary Fukunaga. The director of To die can wait is welcome, if he wants to stage a new James bond : “We love Cary. He did an exceptional job. I don’t know if he would do another one. I think he did this one because he wanted a challenge, and he clearly did! But I don’t know if he would do another one. We would be delighted to work with him again.“, says Barbara Broccoli.

I have to say that To die can wait grossed $ 765 million at the global box office, making it the biggest movie hit of the pandemic era.

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