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  • challenge_hanukkah 14 Oct 2018 20:45:16 9,877 posts
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    Was Jodie Whittaker busy?
  • beastmaster 14 Oct 2018 20:45:36 19,064 posts
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    Didn’t they say it was going to be Tom H after The Night Manager? Or some other actor after he had a hit TV series?

    I don’t know how soon they’ll start looking for a new Bond. It’s not out till Feb 2020 assuming it doesn’t get delayed again.

    They will play it very safe with the lead actor. They won’t even announce it until months after the Craig film is out.

    If everything goes smoothly then they may have a press conference before the end of the year and reveal the title of this film and show off the entire main cast.

    Edited by beastmaster at 20:46:28 14-10-2018
  • You-can-call-me-kal 14 Oct 2018 20:48:51 14,189 posts
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    I assumed this was for the 2020 one. If not then yes, clearly bollocks.
  • richarddavies 14 Oct 2018 20:49:28 6,608 posts
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    They just need to stop dicking around and get the only real actor that can to the part some justice.

  • fontgeeksogood 14 Oct 2018 21:24:15 4,942 posts
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    Why does Bond have to be physically fit, I for one would love portly funnyman James Corden as 007
  • Bambot 14 Oct 2018 21:51:14 1,310 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    He was alright in Bodyguard, but nowhere near enough charisma
    Yeah I got through that show in the end, but it didn't especially grab me, him especially - although I suppose he does dour and miserable pretty well. The bomb vest scenes were tense, I'll give it that.
  • beastmaster 7 Dec 2018 14:08:53 19,064 posts
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    They’re bringing back Lea Seydoux‘s character from Spectre. She was the best thing in the film and hopefully she’ll get a lot more to do in this one.
  • DJCopa 7 Dec 2018 14:26:44 1,776 posts
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    Wasn't that hard - Worst Bond film (imo).

    I like Daniel Craig but he's been given so much dour shit, it's just boring (although I still watch them when they are on ITV2/4 - love my bond!).

    Next Bond needs to have a lot more humour and proper stunts.
  • askew 7 Dec 2018 16:10:23 18,617 posts
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    Post-Brexit Bond has him smuggled into Belgium to take down Ernst Stavro Juncker, with a little help from new Bond Girl, Nadine Dorries. End of the film has them draping the St George's Cross (no more Union Flag) over the Manekin Pis as they make love on a cargo drop of British jams.
  • beastmaster 17 Feb 2019 19:42:50 19,064 posts
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    It’s now out on 8th April 2020. Pushed back from Valentines Day. It also seems to be getting a complete rewrite.

    It’s really not looking good. I remember it being reported that Craig supposedly wanted the film to have a Dr. Who regeneration type ending. So the new Bond would be a big reveal at the end of the film. Boyle said the proposed ending was “utterly ridiculous”. Can’t find the article anywhere though.
  • Dougs 22 Feb 2019 13:16:49 88,244 posts
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    Working title of Shatterhand

    https://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/bond-25-production-title-shatterhand/
  • You-can-call-me-kal 22 Feb 2019 13:17:37 14,189 posts
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    Shat.

    Her.

    Hand.
  • Dougs 22 Feb 2019 13:18:22 88,244 posts
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    I did check to see if it was April 1st
  • RGeefe 22 Feb 2019 13:46:19 231 posts
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    Series does need a break though I believe Dalton to Brosnan was 5/6 years.

    I actually don't think Craig's idea of a "regeneration" is that terrible. I would like the series to just drop the charade that it's all the same bloke and instead say it's a codename for a top operative.

    Could go either way but definitely needs a new direction.

    Sod it. Go all in and get Paul Greengrass directing Tom Cruise as Bond. Admit when you've been bested.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 22 Feb 2019 13:51:54 14,189 posts
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    The regeneration notion would have worked if they hadn't rebooted. They've re-explained Blowfeld and even gone to the lengths of giving his scar a backstory. That said, having Judy Dench following over from the old timeline into the reboot also doesn't make sense.

    To be honest I think people overthink that aspect of it. I don't think there ever was a 'charade' that it was all one person. Each Bond film is more or less self-contained within its own time period. Again, it was only really through rebooting it that people starting to really question how that all worked.
  • AcidSnake 22 Feb 2019 14:08:04 8,068 posts
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    You-can-call-me-kal wrote:
    I don't think there ever was a 'charade' that it was all one person.
    I seem to remember Lazenby thinking fondly of mementos that Connery had collected (a sea shell possibly?) though it's been ages since I've seen OHMSS...
    But then on the other hand I do distinctly remember Lazenby's opening line of that film which would suggest the name is passed on...

    Or, you know, it's just silly spy action adventure stories...
  • You-can-call-me-kal 22 Feb 2019 14:10:06 14,189 posts
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    Exactly. There might have been the odd thing that could suggest there is/isn't a timeline, but I don't think it's ever really mattered much. They can carry on, reboot, do self-contained, whatever...
  • Dougs 22 Feb 2019 14:10:19 88,244 posts
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    /splutters. WHAT?! A silly spy adventure?! How very dare you sir!

    I agree
  • Mola_Ram 22 Feb 2019 14:28:16 19,337 posts
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    I agree, but internet discussions would be pretty dull if nobody overthought anything. All part of the the fun!

    Maybe not being able to reach 007 status was what got Sean Bean all hot and bothered in Goldeneye.
  • beastmaster 28 Feb 2019 11:51:44 19,064 posts
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    Could be interesting.

    Rami Malek to play the next Bond villain
  • askew 28 Feb 2019 11:57:09 18,617 posts
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    Oooh. Hopefully they do something interesting with him: more Mads Mikkelsen than Mathieu Almaric.
  • sport 28 Feb 2019 12:14:47 14,820 posts
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    Poor choice. Pretty sure The Rock was up for it.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 28 Feb 2019 12:27:50 18,389 posts
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    I don't give the slightest fuck about Bond but that's a pretty interesting choice.
  • JYM60 28 Feb 2019 12:34:11 17,606 posts
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    I thought he said he wasn't going to play an Arab terrorist again.
  • Singularity 28 Feb 2019 12:34:39 3,053 posts
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    I'm a week late, but I think the 'it's all one dude' thing was proved by Craig visiting his childhood home with M, and it saying Bond everywhere, wasn't it? I always like the idea of it being a codename, and I remember that shat on it somewhat.

    Edited by Singularity at 15:38:19 28-02-2019
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 28 Feb 2019 12:36:48 18,389 posts
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    Wait I read that as him being the next Bond.

    Back to not giving a shit again.
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