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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2019, 01:01:05 PM »
I think this is a have their cake and eat it move to seem like they are doing more diverse casting without actually affecting Bond himself by casting Idris Elba or someone non white in the main role.
Do we really think that by the next movie Bond wont be 007 again? Have we forgotten that he has been paired with formidable women who initially resist his advances before? Moneypenny in Skyfall for example or Michelle Yeoh in The World is Not Enough.

The actress in question is great but I dont think this really means anything for the franchise overall.
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I'm pretty sure the next Bond movie will not be a Bond movie and will now simply be 007.
You think the studio are going to drop one of the most iconic characters in movie history and not have him return?
We live in strange times so anything is possible I guess.


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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2019, 01:06:03 PM »
I think this is a have their cake and eat it move to seem like they are doing more diverse casting without actually affecting Bond himself by casting Idris Elba or someone non white in the main role.
Do we really think that by the next movie Bond wont be 007 again? Have we forgotten that he has been paired with formidable women who initially resist his advances before? Moneypenny in Skyfall for example or Michelle Yeoh in The World is Not Enough.

The actress in question is great but I dont think this really means anything for the franchise overall.
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I'm pretty sure the next Bond movie will not be a Bond movie and will now simply be 007.
You think the studio are going to drop one of the most iconic characters in movie history and not have him return?
We live in strange times so anything is possible I guess.

I'm sure they will reboot at some point but I expect at least one or two with Lynch in the 007 role first. It will depend on how well they do in the theaters just like any 007 before her.
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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2019, 01:13:53 PM »
Question is, who has a License to Kill the Bond franchise?

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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2019, 01:44:45 PM »
Question is, who has a License to Kill the Bond franchise?

anyone with a 00 codename (or OO in the books)

here is a list from both the books and films

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/00_Agent

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In Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and the derived films, the 00 Section of MI6 is considered the secret service's elite. A 00 (typically read "Double O" and denoted in Fleming's novels by the letters "OO" rather than the digits "00") is a field agent that holds a licence to kill in the field, at his or her discretion, to complete any mission. The novel Moonraker establishes that the section routinely has three agents concurrently; the film series, beginning with Thunderball, establishes the number of 00 agents at a minimum of 9, with the likelihood of more.
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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2019, 01:52:56 PM »
Going over the list on wiki it seems like anyone with a 00 other than 007 and 008 are essentially red shirts and 008 is 007s backup.  When they hand out numbers I bet all the other agents cringe if they don't get 008.  >:D
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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2019, 02:00:28 PM »
Going over the list on wiki it seems like anyone with a 00 other than 007 and 008 are essentially red shirts and 008 is 007s backup.  When they hand out numbers I bet all the other agents cringe if they don't get 008.  >:D
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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2019, 02:04:47 PM »
Wot, no headscarf? I can overlook this shocking example of islamophobia (never mind the ableism) as long as she's at least lesbian. Oh, and the cultural appropriation, of course.

Is this just a shitty attempt to be funny?

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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #22 on: July 15, 2019, 02:07:29 PM »
Going over the list on wiki it seems like anyone with a 00 other than 007 and 008 are essentially red shirts and 008 is 007s backup.  When they hand out numbers I bet all the other agents cringe if they don't get 008.  >:D
Don't forget the bad guy in Golden Eye was 006.

If I was handed a red shirt I would probably go rogue too.

I wonder if Raoul Silva had a 00 number.
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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2019, 02:24:40 PM »
Wot, no headscarf? I can overlook this shocking example of islamophobia (never mind the ableism) as long as she's at least lesbian. Oh, and the cultural appropriation, of course.

Is this just a shitty attempt to be funny?

The "Woke" (sic) are beyond satire. They completely lack any sense of humour or understanding of their own ridiculousness.

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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2019, 02:52:14 PM »
Ah, so yeah.  Just you trying and failing.

Got it.

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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2019, 02:56:12 PM »
Question is, who has a License to Kill the Bond franchise?

anyone with a 00 codename (or OO in the books)

I didn't say who has a license to kill in the franchise.  ;)

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Re: And the new 007 is.... (news spoilers)
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2019, 04:45:59 PM »
Question is, who has a License to Kill the Bond franchise?

anyone with a 00 codename (or OO in the books)

I didn't say who has a license to kill in the franchise.  ;)

Ah, sorry I missed that subtlety
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