The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

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The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:30 am

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Who could it be?

(Or couldn't you care less anymore?)






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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:33 am

Sam Heughan of OUTLANDER fame is one name already in the frame......



Outlander's Sam Heughan Entertains Those James Bond Rumors

Sam Heughan chats about his "first-footing" New Year's Eve celebration in Scotland, fans flames about rumors that he might be the next James Bond and teases some details about Outlander Season 5.






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Most famous for OUTLANDER.

He plays "Jamie Fraser", a Highlander.

Just sayin'........




.... and look who popped up in the same show..... :o


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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby LizR » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:34 am

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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:34 am

LizR wrote:Image




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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:07 pm

Richard (Game of Thrones) Madden is another name that seems to get mentioned a fair bit.......





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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:03 pm

Bring back George Lazenby.

It's time... :Drunk:


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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby iank » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:44 pm

Unless they're going to go back to making them fun, escapist romps again and get rid of the tedious forced "realism" of the Craig era, I couldn't care less.
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:57 pm

iank wrote:Unless they're going to go back to making them fun, escapist romps again and get rid of the tedious forced "realism" of the Craig era, I couldn't care less.


The last one I really rated or enjoyed was THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS. Maybe GOLDENEYE.

Maybe the series has just naturally run out of steam. A franchise from another era being artificially kept alive, just for the cash? :(
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby StarQuake » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:05 am

I liked both Casino Royale and Skyfall. I'd rate them the best Bond films since Licence to Kill.

Quantum of Solace was bland though, and Spectre was stupid, irritating, and dull, which is a deadly combination. I don't hold up much hope for the upcoming film.
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:40 pm

Am not sure about Claes entirely.

Would be nice to have him as a Bond villain though; second Dracula actor in a row! :lol:
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:05 pm

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Inevitably some are pushing for this (including former Bond girl Madeline Smith, who thinks an actress would bring "sensitivity" to the role. :? )

"Doctor Who used to be a man" says the presenters in defence of the idea of gender-changing Bond. :death:


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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby The Wooksta! » Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:23 am

Bond shouldn't be a woman, because the character as created is male. Again, the SJWs want to take an established character and ruin it to fit their agenda, because they haven't got the creativity or talent to create their own.
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:59 am

This guy just got trumpeted in the press as the lead contender:

JAMES NORTON:

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3584268/


https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/12/james-norton-favourite-become-new-james-bond-secret-meetings-producers-12044575/


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An interview from two years ago, in which he adressed the rumours even then.......






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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:18 am

Looking to find some clips of Norton acting, but here he (briefly) is showing whether he can play a dangerous character! :shock:


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3428912/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1


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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby LizR » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:33 am

Cygnus Prime wrote:JAMES NORTON:

Oh yes, he'd be good! (And he looks the part.)

He was great in Grantchester and McMafia.
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:16 pm

A McMafia clip featuring Norton: :)


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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

Postby Cygnus Prime » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:17 pm

He's a good choice though.

Surely they won't have the sense to actually go with him? :?
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Re: The Next JAMES BOND: Who Will It Be?

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