Who should be a Bond girl?

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  • 007InAction007InAction Australia
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  • CraigMooreOHMSSCraigMooreOHMSS Dublin, Ireland
    edited October 2022 Posts: 7,961
    Jordo007 wrote: »
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    100%! I wish she would have been cast in the Daniel era, she would have been perfect. That'll forever be one of the biggest missed opportunities in Bond casting.
    She's still incredibly sexy and she's always been talented but if we're going for a reboot with Bond #7 maybe the next Bond will be too young for her

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    I feel like I have to mention Rhona Mitra, if we're going to mention Beckinsale. Not for Bond, per se. Just in general. It's not because I fancy her or anything.

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    Okay, maybe a little.
  • VenutiusVenutius Yorkshire
    edited October 2022 Posts: 2,847
    You could always have Rhona Mitra and Christina Cox play twins! Or Margot Robbie and Samara Weaving, for that matter. After recent events, it might be better not to hire Fukunaga to direct a script with twins in it, though...
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  • edited November 2022 Posts: 784
    Lupita Nyong'o

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    Ni Ni
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  • Jordo007Jordo007 Merseyside
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    It's a shame Lupita Nyong'o didn't do NTTD, she's a great actress and I think had they cast a more well known star in the role of Nomi they might have given her bearing on the plot.

    Lashana was great but I felt sorry for her, they sold her character as a major role and in reality it was a minor supporting role at best. They shouldn't have built her up so much in the promotion
  • QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
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    Maybe they were building hype for a spinoff.
  • DarthDimiDarthDimi Behind you!Moderator
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    Lupita and Ni Ni are favourite choices of mine too.
  • SecretAgentMan⁰⁰⁷SecretAgentMan⁰⁰⁷ Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
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    DarthDimi wrote: »
    @ByRoyalDecree
    Lupita and Ni Ni are favourite choices of mine too.

    Absolutely. Mostly Ni Ni for me.
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    Jordo007 wrote: »
    It's a shame Lupita Nyong'o didn't do NTTD, she's a great actress and I think had they cast a more well known star in the role of Nomi they might have given her bearing on the plot.

    Lashana was great but I felt sorry for her, they sold her character as a major role and in reality it was a minor supporting role at best. They shouldn't have built her up so much in the promotion

    Personally I'd rather have relatively unknowns playing Bond girls. Or semi-famous people, if that makes sense. But Nomi was half a Bond girl anyway: her and Bond were not romantically involved.
  • Jordo007Jordo007 Merseyside
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    Ludovico wrote: »
    Jordo007 wrote: »
    It's a shame Lupita Nyong'o didn't do NTTD, she's a great actress and I think had they cast a more well known star in the role of Nomi they might have given her bearing on the plot.

    Lashana was great but I felt sorry for her, they sold her character as a major role and in reality it was a minor supporting role at best. They shouldn't have built her up so much in the promotion

    Personally I'd rather have relatively unknowns playing Bond girls. Or semi-famous people, if that makes sense. But Nomi was half a Bond girl anyway: her and Bond were not romantically involved.

    Yeah that's true, I love when they find relatively unknown actors. You never know what to expect from them. Plus they're always more versatile
  • SIS_HQSIS_HQ At the Vauxhall Headquarters
    edited November 2022 Posts: 3,369
    Jordo007 wrote: »
    Ludovico wrote: »
    Jordo007 wrote: »
    It's a shame Lupita Nyong'o didn't do NTTD, she's a great actress and I think had they cast a more well known star in the role of Nomi they might have given her bearing on the plot.

    Lashana was great but I felt sorry for her, they sold her character as a major role and in reality it was a minor supporting role at best. They shouldn't have built her up so much in the promotion

    Personally I'd rather have relatively unknowns playing Bond girls. Or semi-famous people, if that makes sense. But Nomi was half a Bond girl anyway: her and Bond were not romantically involved.

    Yeah that's true, I love when they find relatively unknown actors. You never know what to expect from them. Plus they're always more versatile

    Yes, I also love that, but as long as they can act of course and not being dubbed.

    But that's not to say those famous actresses were bad, I still love Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg, Michelle Yeoh, and Halle Berry (despite of the material that they've given her).
  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
    edited November 2022 Posts: 7,919
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  • MalloryMallory Do mosquitoes have friends?
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    Jessica Henwick, of The Matrix Ressurections, The Gray Man, and currently Glass Onion
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Das Boot Hill
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    Mallory wrote: »


    Jessica Henwick, of The Matrix Ressurecrions, The Gray Man, and currently Glass Onion

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  • QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
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  • NickTwentyTwoNickTwentyTwo Vancouver, BC, Canada
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    Jesus... :))
  • QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
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    I know, he's a bad influence.
  • 007InAction007InAction Australia
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    Mallory wrote: »


    Jessica Henwick, of The Matrix Ressurections, The Gray Man, and currently Glass Onion

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  • NickTwentyTwoNickTwentyTwo Vancouver, BC, Canada
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    Listen, you all have to stop behaving this way towards my girlfriend.
  • DenbighDenbigh UK
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    Quite a few actresses I'd like to appear in James Bond have appeared in Westworld.

    Angela Sarafyan

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    Talulah Riley

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    Tao Okamoto

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    Thandie Newton

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  • Creasy47Creasy47 In Cuba with Natalya.Moderator
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    @Denbigh, some great choices there. Excuse me while I get re-pissed off over Westworld being denied a final season.
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    The world building and historic stylism suffered outside the park
  • SIS_HQSIS_HQ At the Vauxhall Headquarters
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    Thandie Newton was considered for the Jinx role in DAD.
  • edited December 2022 Posts: 784
    What about curvier women?

    I think everyone in Hollywood is too healthy, too tall and too perfect atm. It's a bit boring and bland.
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    What about curvier women?

    I think everyone in Hollywood is too healthy, too tall and too perfect atm. It's a bit boring and bland.

    Depends what you mean by curvier. I'd be happy for a Dink/Margaret Nolan kind of curvy, but would modern audiences be happy with it?
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    Not sure if any of these actresses have been mentioned before, but oh well...

    Mia Goth

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    I've noticed her appearing more and more in Horror films as of late (Peal, X, High Life, Suspira etc.) I can see why. She's an actress with an interesting screen presence - very etherial I guess is the best way I can describe it. Certainly got the acting chops. Can see her playing a more enigmatic Bond girl - main or supporting. Can see her as a supporting villain too quite frankly.

    Lucy Boynton

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    Can see her more as a Moneypenny or Loeila Ponsonby, but I've read people on this forum saying she reminds them of Eva Green. I can see it.

    Antonia Thomas

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    She's done a lot of TV work, Misfits and The Good Doctor being the main examples. I can see her playing a more world weary, maybe even femme fatale Bond girl, which would be cool to see.
  • VenutiusVenutius Yorkshire
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    Ludovico wrote: »
    I'd be happy for a Dink/Margaret Nolan kind of curvy, but would modern audiences be happy with it?
    I certainly would...
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    Venutius wrote: »
    Ludovico wrote: »
    I'd be happy for a Dink/Margaret Nolan kind of curvy, but would modern audiences be happy with it?
    I certainly would...

    Worry not about others. Ladies can be lovely to behold in many different ways. Surely, though, not merely to massage the hero, make whoopee with him, and get spanked in the rear while she walks away so he can engage in "man talk."
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    Venutius wrote: »
    Ludovico wrote: »
    I'd be happy for a Dink/Margaret Nolan kind of curvy, but would modern audiences be happy with it?
    I certainly would...

    So would I.
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