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EntertainmentPierce Brosnan thinks a female Bond would be 'exhilarating'

05:57  09 september  2019
05:57  09 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Pierce Brosnan says a female 007 would be 'exciting'Credit: AFP or licensors. Pierce said of the prospect of a female Bond : “Yes! I think we’ve watched the guys do it for the last 40 years, get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. “I think it would be exhilarating , it would be exciting.”

Pierce Brosnan , for one, is here for it. “Yes!” the former 007 told The Hollywood Reporter said of having a woman take on the Bond role. "I think we've watched the guys do it for the last 40 years. Get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. I think it would be exhilarating , it would be exciting.”

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Pierce Brosnan thinks it would be "exhilarating" to have a female Bond.

The 'World Is Not Enough' star - who played James Bond between 1994 and 2005 - would love to see a woman take on the role and quipped that the guys should "get out of the way".

Asked about the prospect of a female Bond, he said: "Yes! I think we've watched the guys do it for the last 40 years, get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. I think it would be exhilarating, it would be exciting. I don't think that's going to happen with the Broccolis. I don't think that is going to happen under their watch."

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Battling for a female James Bond , Pierce Brosnan says ‘I think we’ve watched the guys do it for the last 40 years, get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. I think it would be exhilarating , it would be exciting,” added the actor, who essayed the role of the famous spy four times.

James Bond wants a Jane Bond and we have proof. With rumours abuzz that actor Lashana Lynch might be taking the baton from Daniel Craig as the next 007, Pierce Brosnan shared his enthusiastic support over the idea. I think it would be exhilarating , it would be exciting.”

And the 66-year-old actor thinks the Bond movies will have to change with the times following the #MeToo movement, which is a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Pierce Brosnan thinks a female Bond would be 'exhilarating' © Bang Showbiz Pierce Brosnan He added: "Without question, yes ... The #MeToo movement has been relevant and significant and well needed in our society, so they'll have to address that."

Pierce has a "deep pride" about having played James Bond.

He told the Hollywood Reporter: "James Bond has a certain significance and a deep pride. I will be asked about him until my dying days - it just goes with the territory. He's a beloved character. I was honoured to play the role and I rejuvenated a franchise that had been dormant."

Meanwhile, Pierce insisted he doesn't think the #MeToo movement will affect the James Bond franchise and he doesn't think the current climate will bring his former alter ego to an end.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge: 'Bond is a fantasy nightmare' Phoebe Waller-Bridge says Bond is a "fantasy nightmare" and says there are parallels between James Bond and 'Killing Eve' assassin Villanelle. She told The Hollywood Reporter: "There's something about James Bond that always intrigued me in a similar way that Villanelle did. They live a fantasy! But it's a life none of us would ever want, if we're honest. We don't want to go put a bullet in someone's head to sleep with people and have martinis. It's a kind of fantasy nightmare. "A lot has been made of me coming on board because I'm a woman, and that's wonderful.

Veteran actor Pierce Brosnan concurs with the idea of a female actor taking over the role of famed fictional British spy James Bond , calling the I think we've watched the guys do it for the last 40 years, get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. I think it would be exhilarating , it would

Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS): Actor Pierce Brosnan says it is time to introduce the female James Bond . "Yes," hollywoodreporter.com quoted Brosnan "I think we've watched the guys do it for the last 40 years, get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there. I think it would be exhilarating , it would

Pierce Brosnan thinks a female Bond would be 'exhilarating'

Asked if he thinks Bond can survive #MeToo, he said: "Well, I have no idea if the new films are going to address these social issues. I think Bond will continue in the same vein.

"I would suspect so, because men will continue to be men and women likewise. One hopes there will be more respect between the genders. You hope that good things will come out of this #MeToo movement."

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The black woman who will be the next 007: Bond star Lashana Lynch looks fierce as she is pictured for the FIRST time on the No Time To Die set in Italy .
The actress, 31, who will now be known by Bond's old code name, looked every inch the MI6 agent as she donned a navy spy suit and wore a gun strapped to her leg. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Exhilarating: The 'next 007', played by Lashana Lynch, was pictured stalking down the beach as she was spotted on the set of No Time To Die for the first time on Thursday Lashana transformed into character by also sporting a pair of chunky black worker boots and wearing an earpiece, no doubt to make communication with the intelligence team easier.

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