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Rachel Weisz Explains Why There Shouldn't Be a Female Bond

Rachel Weisz, who is married to current James Bond actor Daniel Craig, is sharing her thoughts on a woman possibly playing the famous role.

The Oscar-winning actress told The Telegraph why she doesn’t think a woman should play the role.

“[Author Ian Fleming] devoted an awful lot of time to writing this particular character, who is particularly male and relates in a particular way to women,” Rachel said. “Why not create your own story rather than jumping on to the shoulders and being compared to all those other male predecessors? Women are really fascinating and interesting and should get their own stories.”

Daniel will star in the 25th Bond movie, set for release on November 9, 2019.

Hugh Jackman Explains Why He Turned Down James Bond

Hugh Jackman looks dapper in his suit and shades while arriving at Global House during a day of press for The Greatest Showman on Tuesday (December 5) in London, England.

The 49-year-old actor recently opened up about why he turned down the role of James Bond.

The producers of the film franchise were interested in having Hugh replace Pierce Brosnan, but the actor says the thought the scripts were not believable.

“I was about to do X-Men 2 and a call came from my agent asking if I’d be interested in Bond,” Hugh told Variety. “I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and crazy, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real.”

“And the response was: ‘Oh, you don’t get a say. You just have to sign on.’ I was also worried that between Bond and X-Men, I’d never have time to do different things,” he added.

Even though he turned down the role, Hugh still has had an amazing career!

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Daniel Craig Officially Confirms Return as James Bond!

Daniel Craig has finally confirmed that he will be playing James Bond in the upcoming 007 movie!

There have been rumors for a long time that the 49-year-old actor would not return to the franchise and he has been asked about the reports all day long while promoting his upcoming movie Logan Lucky.

Daniel has been playing coy about the reports and while appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he revealed that he was saving the announcement for the late night show!

When asked if he will be returning as James Bond, Daniel said yes!

“I always wanted to, I wanted a break,” he added. You can watch the teaser video below, which cuts off right before the answer.

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Daniel Craig Responds to James Bond Rumors: I 'Hate to Burst the Bubble'

Is Daniel Craig going to play James Bond? He was asked about the rumors that he’s accepted the offer to do another 007 film and he’s sorry to burst everyone’s bubble!

“I’d hate to burst the bubble, but no decision has been made at the moment. There’s a lot of noise out there and nothing official has been confirmed and I’m not, like, holding out for more money or doing anything like that. It’s just all very personal decisions to be made at the moment,” Daniel said on Morning Magic 106.7. “I know they’re desperate to get going and I would in theory love to do it, but there is no decision just yet.”

James has starred as 007 in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015).

If you missed it, Bond 25 finally got a release date — find out when the film will hit theaters.

'James Bond' 25 Gets 2019 Release Date!

The 25th James Bond film has been officially given a 2019 release date.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Eon Productions made the announcement on Monday (July 24) that the new movie will hit theaters on November 8, 2019.

Noticeably missing from the announcement was who will be playing James Bond. Rumors have been swirling that Daniel Craig, the most recent Bond, may or may not reprise his role as 007.

The full cast and director are expected to be released at a later date. Sources tell Variety that Daniel could be back for more more Bond film.

The most recent Bond film, Spectre, made $880.7 million globally.

David Beckham Plays James Bond with James Corden as His Bond Girl - Watch Now!

In a hilarious sketch from his week of London episodes, James Corden and David Beckham both audition for the part of James Bond!

The 38-year-old talk show host and the 42-year-old soccer star both tried sabotaging each other’s auditions so that they could win the coveted role of the next 007.

In the scene in which they have to seduce a Bond girl, David showed up as himself during James‘ audition and introduced himself to the woman, who said she wants to sleep with the former soccer player. When David was auditioning as Bond, James pranked him by dressing up as the Bond girl.

Ultimately, they are told they are both too unprofessional and neither got the part… so they decide to remake Batman and Robin!


The Next James Bond – David Beckham v James Corden
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Charlie Hunnam Talks James Bond Rumors with Conan (Video)

Charlie Hunnam is opening up about rumors that he is in the mix to be the next actor to play James Bond!

The 37-year-old King Arthur actor appeared on an episode of Conan on Thursday (May 11), where he was asked about the possibility of him playing 007.

“I can say two things. I’m English and I look devilishly handsome in a suit,” Charlie said. “I can say three things… and nobody has called me about playing James Bond, so I’m pretty sure that’s not going to happen.”

When Conan joked that he’s getting calls to play Bond, Charlie said, “If you decide not to do it, you can just throw your ole’ pal Charlie’s name in the hat.”