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She didn't play Bond.
Pretty certain there'll be a woman dr who though.
Sounds pretty lame.
How stactic is the character? Is James Bond always the same man with different actors protraying him or is it more like a code name that different people take on?
How important is race/gender to any character? If you can change his hair colour and have a blond bond why not black and female? At what point does it stop being the original character and just becomes the 'Bat-girl' version?
Could say his about most fictional characters I guess. Why not have a female sherlock holmes? There's a female and Asian Watson in Elementray.
Have I used too many question marks?
but so much of the character revolves around (outdated) masculine stereotypes that it would be quite jarring to have a female James Bond. Sherlock Holmes doesn't have the same reliance on gender for characterisation so a female playing the character would make sense
It was already a shaky theory seeing as Tracy Bond (who was George Lazenbond's wife) was referred to in a Roger Moore film, and numerous other instances where previous missions are mentioned.
It gets confusing when you have Judi Dench as M with Brosernan and then still M and at the end of her carrer in the Craig 'reboots' that are supposed to be him starting out.
With Doctor Who there's a in fiction reason why he look diferent and is in different time zones it's much harder to explain in Bond apart from it's always Bond and it's always modern day and things that happened pervisouly rarely matter (like in the simpsons).
Hence callbacks to stuff like the DB5. Maybe they'll CGI Daniel Craig into all the old films.
as thats where he gets his 007 tag and his licence to kill.
I always saw Skyfall as like end of the prologue which established his status quo - new M, Moneypenny and him ready to be a badass secret agent.
that works fine, so yes, there will be
Wouldn't surprise me if they also changed Bond's background as a naval commander to be an immigrant child of lesbians, in what would just be latest insult to our armed forces.
I bet the next Doctor Who will be a Black Lesbian Muslim as well. Silly do-gooders.
*ignores it when the next Bond / Dr Who is a white bloke as per usual*