James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli said the search for the new 007 hasn’t even begun because the famous character is being “reinvented”.
There has been speculation for years about which actor will replace Daniel Craig in the role, with names including Regé-Jean Page, Tom Hardy and Idris Elba.
Craig’s last appearance in the franchise was this year no time to die. The film was the first film to kill James Bond, a decision that shocked many viewers.
Speak with meeting At an event in central London to honor Broccoli and her brother Michael G. Wilson for their BFI grants, Broccoli said of the casting decisions: “No one is in the running. We think about where to go with him, we talk it through.
“There’s no script and we can’t come up with one until we decide how we’re going to approach the next film because it’s really a Bond reinvention. We’re reinventing who he is, and that takes time. I would say filming is at least two years away.”
Ralph Fiennes, who plays spy boss M, and Naomie Harris, who plays Eve Moneypenny, were also at the event.
Speaking of how the producer “killed” Bond no time to die Fiennes joked, “Naomie and I are the people fixing it. You find him and we train him.”
Read The Independent‘s recent interview with Harris here, in which she talked about playing the modern-day Bond-era Moneypenny, her fears about guns on set, why the MeToo movement is irreversible and her new show The man who fell to earth.
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