We’re all desperate to know who’s going to play James Bond after Daniel Craig in No Time To Die, and it seems as though Ben Whishaw has some thoughts.
During a recent interview with Attitude Magazine, he was asked whether the next actor to play Bond should be gay.
He really loved the idea and had this to say on the subject:
God, can you imagine? I mean, it would be quite an extraordinary thing. Of course, I would like to see that.
Whishaw then went on to make it very clear that he doesn’t think that James Bond should be depicted as a gay man.
However, he did reveal that the industry needs to get to a place where LGBTQ+ performers can get to portray someone like James Bond regardless of their sexuality.
I really believe that we should be working towards a world where anyone can play anything and it would be really thrilling if it didn’t matter about someone’s sexuality to take on a role like this.
Ben Whishaw would love to see James Bond be played by a gay actor
This comes after James Bond producer, Barbara Broccoli revealed that they are going to start the search for the next James Bond next year.
It’s interesting that they haven’t started the search yet.
There are some gay actors on the list of next potential Bond actors.
The first actor that comes to mind is Luke Evans.
He would make an excellent Bond.
The other name on many people’s lips is Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey.
He and Evans are two openly gay actors who would make incredible Bonds.
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Who do you think should play James Bond after No Time To Die?
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