After 15 years of good and loyal service, Daniel Craig has bowed out and returned the number 007. And as the whole world questions who will replace him, it seems that the producers of the franchise are not. not in a great hurry to resolve the matter. Barbara Broccoli, boss of Eon Productions alongside Michael G. Wilson, is still struggling to get used to the idea of the departure of the British actor and prefers to postpone the casting until next year.
“I am a little in denial. I would like Daniel to continue forever. So I don’t think about it. This is something we will discuss with Michael next year, ”she told BBC Radio 4 in an interview relayed by Variety.
Not a woman
“We want to celebrate the fantastic tenure of Daniel Craig who gave everything to this character in this franchise for fifteen years and now is the time to applaud him,” continued Barbara Broccoli.
However, the producer was kind enough to settle part of the debate: the next James Bond will not be a woman. “James Bond is a male character. But I hope there will be many, many films directed by women, for women and about women, ”she said.
Janice Thomas is a content editor at 24 News Recorder. She has 5 years of journalism experience and she he is a graduate of Wittenberg University and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.