It Looks Like Even Daniel Craig Wants the Next James Bond to be Played by a Woman
James Bond is proving to be the franchise that just keeps on giving. First, it's announced that Egyptian-American actor Rami Malik will be playing the next Bond villain – something that we are beyond excited for. And, now Daniel Craig has finally addressed what ALL of us have been thinking for years.
Speaking to The Mirror, the 51-year-old revealed that much like us, he too feels like it's time for a female to play Bond.
"I think that everybody should be considered," he said when asked on the topic.
Adding: "For women and for African-Americans, there should be great parts anyway, across the board."
The statement comes just months after franchise executive producer Barbara Broccoli ruled out the notion.
Speaking to The Guardian, she said: "Bond is male. He is a male character. He was written as a male and I think he'll probably stay as a male. And, that's fine."
Adding: "We don't have to turn male characters into women. Let's just create more female characters and make the story fit those female characters."
While we get where she is coming from, we don't agree. The beauty of cinema is that it can be adapted to fit everyone. So, we'd like to see a female Bond soon, please.
And, we feel that one of the leading ladies below would more than "fit" the role: