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Leithkorias
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(03-20-2017, 01:14 AM)
I wish we could just get over "James Bond."

Just make 007 movies. Don't worry about the characters name. 007 could be anyone. Surely agent 7 can die and be replaced?
UnemployedVillain
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(03-20-2017, 01:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Leithkorias

I wish we could just get over "James Bond."

Just make 007 movies. Don't worry about the characters name. 007 could be anyone. Surely agent 7 can die and be replaced?

Why?
Leithkorias
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(03-20-2017, 01:27 AM)

Originally Posted by UnemployedVillain

Why?


Because i dont see why the character has to live forever.
Matt
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(03-20-2017, 01:28 AM)
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In sure his agent is making the same argument.
Leithkorias
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(03-20-2017, 01:39 AM)
Also because i think it'd be more interesting. We always know bond is safe. Kill him. Then make a movie where mi6 is considering retiring 007's number so to speak. then someone completes an impossible mission, or finishes the mission that killed bond and at the end of the movie they designate him or her "007."

Then instead of arguing over who can "play" James Bond we can just argue about who we want to be 007 next.

Then it will finally introduce some danger and uncertainty into the 007 films. Will 007 survive??? Who knows! Anything can happen!
Vollume
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(03-20-2017, 02:10 AM)
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He has a pencil-neck, audiences wouldn't accept him as Bond.
ReaperXL7
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(03-20-2017, 02:23 AM)
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I don't think Sony paycheck can compete with Disney paycheck.
Bucket Mouse
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(03-20-2017, 02:49 AM)
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They need to take Bond back to the 1960s as a period piece made with today's filmmaking sensibilities - whether it's a one off or a new sub-series. Give it the stately grey look of Tinker Tailor Solider Spy, show the stark brutality of espionage that the Hays Code forbade in the Connery era and set it in a world where nation states openly warred. As it stands, the gutless, BBC-sanctioned banality of the latter Craig-era films serves to highlight how redundant and irrelevant this series has become. We live in a world where ISIS dominates headlines, and yet these films would never dare encroach on that subject. What's the point of these films again? By now we've also reached a saturation point of Bourne-likes with overcaffeinated fight scenes and not-the-NSA plots.

Casino Royale was an excellent and timely reboot a decade ago, but the series is still trading in on the same tired misogyny and male power fantasy bullshit without any compelling excuse. It struck me how ballsy it must have been to release a film like From Russia With Love in 1963 and how the recent Bond films utterly fail at capturing the current cultural zeitgeist in the same way. If SPECTRE ruminates on the obsolescence of spies in the 2010s and definitively wraps up Craig's arc with a nice bow, why not take it back to an era with real stakes and danger?
itwasTuesday
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(03-20-2017, 04:51 AM)
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Let Paul Giamatti give it a go. He doesn't need to be buff. Let the movies acknowledge that James Bond is just the code name for a 007. And he is an older one that needs to come back in.
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Discotheque
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(03-20-2017, 05:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by ReaperXL7

I don't think Sony paycheck can compete with Disney paycheck.

wut. Daniel Craig as Bond is higher paid than every marvel actor except for Robert Downey Jr.

And anyways apparently Tom Hiddleston is thankfully out of contention for Bond. It seems there were rumors after that Taylor Swift romance that the producers kind of soured on the idea of considering him lmao.
wildfire
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(03-20-2017, 05:09 AM)
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I only saw the title and I immediately agreed.

Hiddleston would make a great Bond.


But we still need to find a good director and a well written villain.
TheRedSnifit
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(03-20-2017, 05:10 AM)
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Tom Hardy please.

Originally Posted by itwasTuesday

Let Paul Giamatti give it a go. He doesn't need to be buff. Let the movies acknowledge that James Bond is just the code name for a 007. And he is an older one that needs to come back in.

Last edited by TheRedSnifit; 03-20-2017 at 05:13 AM.
FairyD
(03-20-2017, 05:12 AM)
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I think they should take a chance and let me be the next bond.
LionPride
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(03-20-2017, 05:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Discotheque

wut. Daniel Craig as Bond is higher paid than every marvel actor except for Robert Downey Jr.

And anyways apparently Tom Hiddleston is thankfully out of contention for Bond. It seems there were rumors after that Taylor Swift romance that the producers kind of soured on the idea of considering him lmao.

God damn
DOWN
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(03-20-2017, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bobby Roberts

This isn't true, though.


Who is the exception?
TheRedSnifit
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(03-20-2017, 06:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by IdreamofHIME

...can you list those looks?



Originally Posted by BronsonLee

I want a Bond that completely lucks into bullshit like Napoleon Solo does

HE STOLE THAT GUY'S GODDAMN SANDWICH

This reminds me that we haven't had any good Flashman movies.
True Savior
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(03-20-2017, 10:07 AM)
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I kinda want an ugly-ass bond.
CaviarMeths
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(03-20-2017, 10:25 AM)
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I'm not against Bond being a different ethnicity, but the push for a Black Bond seems like such an American perspective. I would think that a Middle Eastern or Indian Bond would make more sense for the UK.

And would also be baller as fuck.

Originally Posted by itwasTuesday

Let Paul Giamatti give it a go. He doesn't need to be buff. Let the movies acknowledge that James Bond is just the code name for a 007. And he is an older one that needs to come back in.

Code name theory is a pile of bullshit and falls apart all over the place if you've seen more than a couple classic movies. The easiest argument against it is Felix Leiter, played by 7 different actors in 10 movies across 46 years. Is that also a code name? Do MI6 and the CIA call each other up whenever their James or Felix dies to let the other one know so that their new James or Felix can pretend to be best buds with a total stranger?
GAMEPROFF
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(03-20-2017, 10:26 AM)
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This Codename thing is again a sign that the internet overthinks every bullshit far to much.
Broken Joystick
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(03-20-2017, 10:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by CaviarMeths

I'm not against Bond being a different ethnicity, but the push for a Black Bond seems like such an American perspective. I would think that a Middle Eastern or Indian Bond would make more sense for the UK.

And would also be baller as fuck.

A clean shaved Riz Ahmed would be cool if they were going down that route.

Pachimari
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(03-20-2017, 10:36 AM)
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Director: Susanne Bier
James Bond: Tom Hardy
Bond Girl: Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach

And new writers.
SteveWD40
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(03-20-2017, 10:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by sans_pants

does anyone else think they would do better just making bond a 60s and 70s period piece?

Yes, as did Tarantino, he pitched Casino Royale with Brosnan set in the 50's. it's the only way to keep it relevant, since the idea of a suave, bed hopping secret agent is so far removed from the current reality of intelligence work. At least he could drink and smoke a lot like the novels.

Problem was, you can't make millions on product placement, which is how Sony fund Bond.
GAMEPROFF
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(03-20-2017, 10:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by SteveWD40

Yes, as did Tarantino, he pitched Casino Royale with Brosnan set in the 50's. it's the only way to keep it relevant, since the idea of a suave, bed hopping secret agent is so far removed from the current reality of intelligence work.

Yeah, but we need the silly gadgets with the pen-gun and rocketlaunchers in shoes back in the franchise.
MilkyJoe
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(03-20-2017, 11:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Leithkorias

Because i dont see why the character has to live forever.

Let's sack off Bruce Wayne while we're at it.

Do people want to fuck with other movie Charters like they do with James Bond?
MarkMclovin
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(03-20-2017, 11:01 AM)
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Hardy is ugly and can't speak properly.

I'd like to see Clive Owen pull it off.
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(03-20-2017, 11:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by MarkMclovin

Hardy is ugly and can't speak properly.

yogloo
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(03-20-2017, 11:09 AM)
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I kinda want to see a fat bond.
TheRedSnifit
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(03-20-2017, 11:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by MarkMclovin

Hardy is ugly and can't speak properly.

Aka he's British.

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Jacce
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(03-20-2017, 11:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pachimari


And new writers.

Purvis and Wade were hired to write Bond 25 so good luck with that.
Link1110
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(03-20-2017, 11:42 AM)
Maybe he can be a bond villain, with his back story being that his ex girlfriend wrote likes 50 bad songs about him and this made him insane
fierrotlepou
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(03-20-2017, 11:47 AM)
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No thanks.

Tom Hardy would be perfect though.
Pachimari
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(03-20-2017, 11:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jacce

Purvis and Wade were hired to write Bond 25 so good luck with that.

I know that.

But this is basically a wish thread.
Crispy75
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(03-20-2017, 11:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bobby Roberts

But Night Manager works because it's pretty low-key

Zing!
CaviarMeths
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(03-20-2017, 11:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by MarkMclovin

Hardy is ugly and can't speak properly.

I'd like to see Clive Owen pull it off.

Clive Owen has the charisma of a wooden plank and is box office poison. He's also old as balls.
StayDead
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(03-20-2017, 12:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Broken Joystick

A clean shaved Riz Ahmed would be cool if they were going down that route.

I can see that working. Even non shaved. He's certainly handsome enough to pull off Bond.
Discotheque
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(03-20-2017, 12:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by CaviarMeths

Clive Owen has the charisma of a wooden plank and is box office poison. He's also old as balls.

What the hell is this. I agree his time has passed for James Bond. But clearly you must not have seen the knick.
MilkyJoe
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(03-20-2017, 12:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by StayDead

I can see that working. Even non shaved. He's certainly handsome enough to pull off Bond.

And bond will be very grateful...
Burger
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(03-20-2017, 01:03 PM)
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Tom Hiddleston is so far up his own arsehole he should be immediately excluded. Look up some of his 'glamour' photo shoots and you'll see what I mean. He really is Derek Zoolander. Somebody who has no clue how other people see him despite being really really really good looking.
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(03-20-2017, 01:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Burger

Tom Hiddleston is so far up his own arsehole he should be immediately excluded. Look up some of his 'glamour' photo shoots and you'll see what I mean. He really is Derek Zoolander. Somebody who has no clue how other people see him despite being really really really good looking.

I think you're expecting a little much from an actor.
MilkyJoe
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(03-20-2017, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Burger

Tom Hiddleston is so far up his own arsehole he should be immediately excluded. Look up some of his 'glamour' photo shoots and you'll see what I mean. He really is Derek Zoolander. Somebody who has no clue how other people see him despite being really really really good looking.

You know him?
giga
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(03-20-2017, 01:26 PM)
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Need a female bond.

Rosamund Pike.
MilkyJoe
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(03-20-2017, 01:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by giga

Need a female bond.

Rosamund Pike.

Why?
CaviarMeths
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(03-20-2017, 01:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Discotheque

What the hell is this. I agree his time has passed for James Bond. But clearly you must not have seen the knick.

Haven't seen The Knick, no. Nice to hear that he finally found it in him to muster up some charm nearly 30 years into his career.
giga
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(03-20-2017, 01:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by MilkyJoe

Why?

Why not?
Heroman
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(03-20-2017, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Leithkorias

Because i dont see why the character has to live forever.

But Bond is 007
Ray Wonder
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(03-20-2017, 01:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Leithkorias

Because i dont see why the character has to live forever.

He'll die another day
MilkyJoe
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(03-20-2017, 01:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by giga

Why not?

I'm not sure how well the essence of the "James Bond" character would transfer to female form.

Have you seen Salt? You might enjoy that.
Tugatrix
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(03-20-2017, 01:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by giga

Need a female bond.

Rosamund Pike.

Die Another Day teach you nothing?
StifflersMum
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(03-20-2017, 01:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Salvadora

They need to get new writers before anything else.

Spectre was an absolute mess, Quantum of Solace too, and to a lesser extent - Skyfall.

This.
Burger
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(03-20-2017, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by MilkyJoe

You know him?

N/m

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