Apparently she is the new (and last, I'll predict) James Bond. A woman named James. She has the audacity, in this interview, to talk about authenticity. LMAO
I haven't really enjoyed the Daniel Craig James Bond movies. They're just one gritty non-stop crazy action scene after another. Basically the Fast & Furious of spy movies. I have absolutely no problem with a female James Bond. Maybe they'll write her as using her wits and intellect to solve problems rather than over-the-top non-stop violence.
Who cares if the original Bond was a womanizing man with a rapey vibe. That character was dreamed up in the 50's. Pop culture characters frequently get updated, re-invented, and re-booted especially when they get old and out-dated. Why kick around the same old worn out character decade after decade after decade?
Also, James Bond should be about 90 years old. Having him magically get younger every decade or two is nonsensical.
Look how many times Batman has been re-invented in movies and TV. The Equalizer is a good recent example of a character that was originally a man but was re-booted with a female character.
There have been 25 to 27 James Bond movies (depending on which ones get counted). Why not try something that's at least a little bit fresh and new?
And if the new female 007 doesn't work out they can always reboot the whole franchise and start all over again.
It character is based on books with Bond being a male. I don't think it would sell well. Come up with a great character for a woman. There are other "double 0s". Give here a different double 0 number. Maybe introduce her in a Bond movie and spin off from that.
I mean if they want to keep killing off popular TV shows and movies. I don't see men remaking movies with popular female roles and making them men. I really don't have too big an issue with it though, I just don't like franchises that I enjoy being tarnished by people who don't care about the fans.
JAMES, although fictional, is a super-stereotypical he (that has been the attraction) and this indicates that ANY male will be written out of the script. Any script society has to offer. I, as a male who supports Equal Rights for all human beings (defined as such by DNA), will not sanction killing us off.