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Its Time for a New James Bond! Producers of the ‘James Bond’ Movie Could Potentially Have a Black or Female 007!

by Faryal

James Bond is one of the most popular Hollywood secret agents, perhaps the most famous in the world. Soon, a new actor is to be chosen for the future movies and producers are likely to feature a woman or a black 007. That’s what we call, a change!

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Daniel Craig and French actress, Lea Seydoux attend the premiere of the new film ‘Spectre’. (Source: Getty Images)

Currently, actor Daniel Craig portrays the famous role in the James Bond series, which is one of the highest grossing media franchises. Even though we love Daniel Craig, he will soon be replaced by another actor.

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The actor attends ‘Spectre’ premiere. (Source: Getty Images)

Barbara Broccoli, the producer of James Bond’ was asked if she could potentially introduce a black or female agent 007. You would be excited to know that she was open to the idea!

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The veteran filmstar, Daniel Craig and US producer, Barbara Broccoli pose for photographers at a photocall. (Source: Getty Images)

According to DailyMail, she said, “These films tend to reflect the times so we always try to push the envelope a little bit. Anything is possible.”

She added, “Right now it’s Daniel Craig, and I’m very happy with Daniel Craig, but who knows what the future will bring?”

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Craig seen at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Los Angeles. (Source: Getty Images)

One of the very obvious choices as a replacement for Daniel Craig is the A-list actor of ‘War and Peace’, James Norton. However, James Norton dismissed the rumors and said that he had not been approached to play the role as of yet.

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James Norton attends the premiere of ‘Flatliners’. (Source: Getty Images)

The James Bond’ series is based on a fictional character created in the novels of Ian Fleming. Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman purchased the filming rights to his novels in 1961.

The popular character has been played by seven actors so far. The list includes Sean Connery, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig.

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Pierce Brosnan poses for a portrait during the ‘2017 Maui Film Festival’. (Source: Getty Images)

Moreover, a very powerful lady and beloved ‘Suits’ actress, Meghan Markle was also set to feature in the next James Bond’ movie.

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Meghan Markle attends a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. (Source: Getty Images)

The 36-year-old American actress was shortlisted by the producers to play the next ‘Bond Girl’. She was among the top five contenders for the title role.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend Christmas Day Church service. (Source: Getty Images)

As per The Sun, a film source stated, “Meghan fits the role of a Bond girl perfectly. She’s glamorous, sexy and a good actress.”

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Meghan and Prince Harry look at each other lovingly. (Source: Getty Images)

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Meghan flaunts her engagement ring. (Source: Getty Images)

“The role more recently has gone to actresses deemed to be rising stars, and Meghan certainly was seen as that before her relationship with Harry became public. The brief was to find a glamorous rising star, specifically someone American or Canadian.” The source further added.

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Prince Harry and Meghan will tie the knot in Spring 2018. (Source: Getty Images)

Meghan’s engagement with Prince Harry seemingly put a definite end to her acting career, so she immediately rejected to be part of the list of possible protagonists.

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Meghan Markle with her ex-husband. (Source: Getty Images)

While it’s unfortunate that we won’t get to see Meghan Markle in the new Bond’ movie, but we are definitely excited for ‘The Royal Wedding’ due next year.

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The ‘Suits’ actress and her fiance, Prince Harry attend the Wheelchair Tennis. (Source: Getty Images)

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The couple looks very happy together. (Source: Getty Images)

The two lovebirds announced their engagement in November, creating a stir among fans all over the world. They are likely to join the holy matrimony in Spring 2018!

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The Royals wave at the crowd goodbye. (Source: Getty Images)

Best wishes for the happy couple and the new James Bond!

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