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Our dear Jacob Elordi the next James Bond?

I don’t think he is interested but he would be the most iconic Bond EVER. Sean Connery who?

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by Anonymousreply 82December 3, 2023 2:26 AM

He's too tall and not British.

by Anonymousreply 1November 24, 2023 9:34 PM

Pierce Brosnan isn't British either.

by Anonymousreply 2November 24, 2023 9:39 PM

He’s too much h of a sissy.

Just google Jacob and Tommy Dorfman.

by Anonymousreply 3November 24, 2023 9:41 PM

He has no charisma whatsoever.

by Anonymousreply 4November 24, 2023 9:43 PM

He was very charming in Saltburn.

by Anonymousreply 5November 24, 2023 9:47 PM

Enough, hun.

Are you paid by the post on JE?

A gurl gonna start blockin yo ass.

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by Anonymousreply 6November 24, 2023 10:09 PM

I want James Purefoy

by Anonymousreply 7November 24, 2023 10:10 PM

Maybe, but I'd prefer whatever odd wackness Barry Keoghan could concoct

by Anonymousreply 8November 24, 2023 10:21 PM

Too young. I think Hugh Jackman would have been great but he turned it down.

by Anonymousreply 9November 24, 2023 10:44 PM

Two ugly Bonds in a row? No thank you!

by Anonymousreply 10November 24, 2023 11:09 PM

He would be the gayest Bond ever.

by Anonymousreply 11November 24, 2023 11:10 PM

An American Bond would be dope. He could be from Boston

by Anonymousreply 12November 24, 2023 11:17 PM

Elordi isn’t American

by Anonymousreply 13November 24, 2023 11:18 PM

R13 I’m saying the Bond character because Elordi has an American accent.

by Anonymousreply 14November 24, 2023 11:20 PM

OP is desperate for him to happen.

by Anonymousreply 15November 24, 2023 11:20 PM

R14 no. He doesn’t.

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by Anonymousreply 16November 24, 2023 11:22 PM

R16 Oh I had never heard him speak in interview lol.

by Anonymousreply 17November 24, 2023 11:31 PM

As it so happens, I have a friend who works with Barbara Broccoli (daughter of Cubby Broccoli, the Bond series' original producer, and EP of every Bond movie since his death). He's explicitly said that 99% of the Bond casting rumours are total bullshit, and are almost wholly fabricated – and mentioned after the SAG strike ended that they haven't even settled on a *concept* for the next Bond yet. Without that, they clearly can't hire anyone.

He's also pointed out that this is a bigger conundrum than most realise. The Daniel Craig films are the only serialised ones in the entire franchise, and given that he actually died at the end, the studio is in what he described as a 'tabula rasa' stage. I know many have forgotten it, but the Craig films were intended to serve as a pseudo 'origin story', which was problematic since Craig was already pushing 40 when he was cast. It started at the ostensible beginning of his career as a 00 agent, but what fucked it up was MGM's bankruptcy delaying 'Skyfall' by nearly five years. (That's what led to this 'origin story' tale turning into a comeback - and exit for Dame Judi - in which Bond is initially 'washed up'.)

Finally, Amazon now owns all things Bond, and if you haven't watched much in the way of streaming television in the past decade, I'll point out (much like my friend did) that Prime Video's formal policy is to NOT release anything with a cis het white male lead.

Who will be the next Bond? Per my friend: 'Unless Barbara talks Bezos out of it, Bond won't be white. If Idris (Elba) was a decade younger, he'd be a shoo-in.' Under this scenario, Regé-Jean Page is the unofficial leading contender. Or they may go for a *much* earlier origin story: possibly branded 'The Road to 00 Status' (though I sure as fuck hope not), and featuring an actor of colour in his 20s. It will DEFINITELY be either a Brit or, like Pierce Brosnan, an Irishman who's spent most of his life – and all of his acting life – in the UK.

Jacob is too white and too Australian for the gig. Sorry, bitches.

by Anonymousreply 18November 24, 2023 11:33 PM

Oh, and my friend also specifically said 'Jack Ryan' will be Amazon's last major series with a white male lead, and it's now over.

by Anonymousreply 19November 24, 2023 11:35 PM

R18 Thanks for posting meaty info.

by Anonymousreply 20November 24, 2023 11:36 PM

Too young, too tall, too pretty, not butch enough.

by Anonymousreply 21November 24, 2023 11:38 PM

I'm thinking Bezos will be the next Bond.

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by Anonymousreply 22November 24, 2023 11:38 PM

Fassbender is probably too old now but I think he would have been good earlier.

by Anonymousreply 23November 24, 2023 11:55 PM

R23 he’s awful

by Anonymousreply 24November 25, 2023 12:06 AM

Do we even need more Bond movies? Haven't we had sufficient?

by Anonymousreply 25November 25, 2023 12:39 AM

George Lazenby is Australian.

by Anonymousreply 26November 25, 2023 12:45 AM

Ooo, yes! Cast Lazenby!

by Anonymousreply 27November 25, 2023 1:05 AM

If Aaron Tyler Johnson could find a way to deepen his voice, he could have been a great bond. British, easy on the eyes, looks fantastic in a suit, and only in his 30s.

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by Anonymousreply 28November 25, 2023 1:05 AM

I think we’ve all been holding our breath for a Pakistani Bond.

by Anonymousreply 29November 25, 2023 1:07 AM

Palestinian Bond!!!

by Anonymousreply 30November 25, 2023 1:35 AM

When I see him I think of the following condition.

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by Anonymousreply 31November 25, 2023 1:37 AM

It reminds me all of him.

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by Anonymousreply 32November 25, 2023 1:38 AM


by Anonymousreply 33November 25, 2023 1:47 AM

Betty Broderick

by Anonymousreply 34November 25, 2023 2:00 AM

The creators like to pretend that Bond is a single person and that “007” is not a designation and James Bond not a pseudonym given to multiple men over the years. They could get rid of their conundrum by indicating that 007 is a designation and Bond a pseudonym.

by Anonymousreply 35November 25, 2023 5:08 AM

[quote] Too young, too tall, too pretty, not butch enough.

Plus he has that hideous black abdominal mole to which we vigorously object.

by Anonymousreply 36November 25, 2023 5:09 AM

OP, make up your mind! DL barely has an appetite for one mediocre foreign actor.

by Anonymousreply 37November 25, 2023 5:24 AM

James Bond? How archaic.

by Anonymousreply 38November 25, 2023 5:41 AM

Enough with the “our dear” bullshit. You sound like a fat, sad, fem projecting your little life on these actors who will never know of your existence.

Have some self respect.

by Anonymousreply 39November 25, 2023 6:13 AM

CHRIST. Can everybody calm the ENTIRE fuck down about this funny-looking guy?

by Anonymousreply 40November 25, 2023 11:42 AM

He’s striking but way too young. He’s only 26. Way too young to be Bond.

by Anonymousreply 41November 25, 2023 12:02 PM

His eyes are too close together.

by Anonymousreply 42November 25, 2023 12:37 PM

He has gay mouth when he smiles

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by Anonymousreply 43November 27, 2023 2:07 PM

"Most Iconic Bond Ever" is not a position that is or ever will be open, you daft weirdo OP.

by Anonymousreply 44November 27, 2023 2:20 PM

[quote] Pierce Brosnan isn't British either.

And neither was the original and GOAT James Bond Sean Connery. He was Scottish. This is such a silly discussion. The Australian Jack Skellington can never be Bond he's too awkward

by Anonymousreply 45November 27, 2023 4:28 PM

Awkward and female. He would the gun like a purse.

by Anonymousreply 46November 27, 2023 4:30 PM

R45 Scottish doesn’t mean British? What the hell does British mean? An American very much confused.

by Anonymousreply 47November 27, 2023 5:51 PM

R47 it’s not that hard… a German is German, not British. British is those born within Britain. All of Europe isn’t Britain.

by Anonymousreply 48November 27, 2023 6:09 PM

Isn’t Scotland a part of the British Isles? Your example wasn’t helpful.

by Anonymousreply 49November 27, 2023 6:17 PM

The United Kingdom, OKAY??

Jeez Louise.

by Anonymousreply 50November 27, 2023 6:24 PM

Scotland here. Many people in Scotland do not identify as British for political reasons.

by Anonymousreply 51November 27, 2023 6:42 PM

Are’t people from England called English and people from Great Britain called British? Isn’t Great Britain more than England? What about the UK?

by Anonymousreply 52November 27, 2023 7:34 PM

English, Scottish and Welsh people are all British. Some nationalists may not like that, but it doesn't change it as a fact. So someone from England is both English and British, etc.

Northern Ireland is excluded, as it's the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

by Anonymousreply 53November 27, 2023 7:38 PM

R53 no.

by Anonymousreply 54November 27, 2023 7:40 PM

Exactly R48 R51 Scotland and England have separate laws and judicial systems, not to mention accents. Anyone who ever heard Sean Connery speak in a n interview would never mix him up.worh Daniel Craig. R47 AND R49 are anti American counts trying to look their coke filled noses down on others. Fucktards.

by Anonymousreply 55November 27, 2023 7:42 PM

Ugh ^ typos at the end. Oh dear!

by Anonymousreply 56November 27, 2023 7:44 PM

[quote]Scotland and England have separate laws and judicial systems

Some separate, some shared

[quote]not to mention accents

Because each country can only have one accent, right?

Some of the hills people choose to die on are so bizarre

by Anonymousreply 57November 27, 2023 7:46 PM

[quote] Some of the hills people choose to die on are so bizarre

I agree R57 go to the top of yours and just die. Seriously fuck off already pernickety bastard.

by Anonymousreply 58November 27, 2023 7:58 PM

R57 is a low life with no job or education. It’s actually interesting how he thinks so highly of himself when he doesn’t even have a college degree or career.

by Anonymousreply 59November 27, 2023 8:03 PM

r59 Since you know so much about me, what's my name?

by Anonymousreply 60November 27, 2023 8:10 PM

R60 lmao oh honey. More proof you’re a fucking uneducated REJECT.

by Anonymousreply 61November 27, 2023 8:13 PM

Only if the movie was a James Bond/Spy Kids mashup would he get the gig.

by Anonymousreply 62November 27, 2023 8:23 PM

R50 so because you don’t understand the different applications of nation, kingdom,Britain and Great Britain you get to kick the can and spit out “jeez Louise”. Why not just educate yourself instead of expecting people to make allowances for you?

How very American!

by Anonymousreply 63November 27, 2023 9:36 PM

R63 are you still cunting you cunt? Scotland is a Country and Britain is an island. Scotland is part of that island so Scottish people are yes technically from the island Britain, but then also technically the country you’re from is specifically where you’re from, not the island/land mass. A Scotsman can identify as both. Some do and some dont. Sean Connery was born in Scotland, British geographically but he obviously identified with his country/region first. Every biography on the man mentions he is SCOTTISH including his Wikipedia page. Take it up with them. Also get some therapy to address your very obvious inferiority complex towards Americans because you sound pathetically jealous. I don't care where you're from you're a cunt no matter the region.

by Anonymousreply 64November 27, 2023 11:40 PM

Someone's desperate to avoid admitting they were wrong

by Anonymousreply 65November 28, 2023 12:17 AM

There is no right or wrong you tedious cunt R65 most people consider their nationality their birth place of origin

"Most people in Scotland think of themselves as Scottish rather than British, or more Scottish than British (54% in the West of Scotland and 51% for the rest of Scotland).  Just under a third of people in the west of Scotland and rest of Scotland considered themselves to be equally Scottish and British."

Get off my nuts you bottom bitch.

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by Anonymousreply 66November 28, 2023 2:30 AM

Notice that the survey is about how they feel, not what they are. Because they are both British and Scottish. Of course, they can feel or identify with one more than the other, but it does not change the fact that they are both. They are citizens of both Scotland and the United Kingdom, they don't have Scottish passports they have UK passports, and in areas which are not devolved they are ruled by the UK Parliament. It's time to stop digging.

by Anonymousreply 67November 28, 2023 3:27 AM

R52, Great Britain is the island made up of England, Wales and Scotland. It is not a political entity, merely geographical. The United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. There are many internal strains regarding individual national identity within it.

by Anonymousreply 68November 28, 2023 7:22 AM

Please stop spouting the shit about this not-attractive, too-tall, twisty faced person you seem to have the biggest hard-on for.

I'm not even checking, but you're now along the lines of the rat-faced, ugly-assed Chalamet twink.

Stop clogging up the boards with these threads about him. it's ridiculous.

by Anonymousreply 69November 28, 2023 7:56 AM

R69 click ignore. It’s that simple. Like I keep telling you, you’re a grown man. One on the verge of receiving a lawsuit, as well as a cease and desist and restraining order. I would think someone who lives on the internet because he has no job or money would know you can just ignore a poster instead of throwing tantrums like you’re some heavyweight around here. Newsflash, you aren’t. Muriel doesn’t want you here either and has been cooperative.

And before you act like you don’t know what’s being spoken of, yes, I know it’s you at r69.

by Anonymousreply 70November 28, 2023 8:48 AM

I'm the American r50, but I am not r64.

And my comment was only to call for a truce. I know all about the history of the British Isles, the various tribes, invaders, immigrations, conquests, monarchs, uprisings, schisms, revolutions, executions, victories, governmental changes, and the sundry senses of pride attendant to the aforementioned.

I taught it all.

by Anonymousreply 71November 28, 2023 9:29 AM

Nobody cares nerds. Continue the discussion about this extremely tall extraterrestrial.

by Anonymousreply 72November 28, 2023 12:33 PM

He looks like Justin Trudeau with his sissy bags

by Anonymousreply 73November 28, 2023 1:23 PM

R72, That's the crux: Jacob is 6'5".

by Anonymousreply 74November 28, 2023 1:34 PM

To continue: Clint Eastwood is 6'4", as was John Wayne. So Jacob is testing the upper limit for movie stardom.

by Anonymousreply 75November 28, 2023 1:36 PM

r70 is determined to continue humiliating herself

by Anonymousreply 76November 28, 2023 11:05 PM

What does elordi mean?

by Anonymousreply 77November 29, 2023 11:16 PM

Hugh Grant lite.

by Anonymousreply 78November 29, 2023 11:37 PM

R75, I know it's a common misconception that actors are always shorter in real life, but we really *do* have some tall ones, and certainly ones far better known than the Aussie dude whose surname is inevitable butchered when spoken. The Rock is 6'4" and Ben Affleck is either 6'2" or 6'3" (slightly taller than I am - yes, we met once - and I'm 6'1").

R69, can you please make up your mind, sweetie? Do you hate scrawny twinks like Timmy, or tall hunks of solid Aussie beefcake like Jacob? Or are you an incel who's jealous of all reasonably attractive men, given your decades of virginity? (I'm guessing the latter.)

I did not expect this thread to devolve into a bitchfest over ancestry within the British Commonwealth, but yes, if we're being technical, more non-English actors have played Bond than not, and one was Lazenby, an Australian. That said, he was such a fucking entitled diva bitch that he quit in a huff after the producers and crew didn't treat him "on Connery's level," and the studio CLEARLY learned their lesson in terms of taking care in hiring Bond actors. (OTOH Roger Moore's films have held up the least well, and we also know what happened to poor Timothy Dalton.)

Without delving into anything specific to the UK or Great Britain, I will merely say that there is effectively zero chance TODAY that they'd hire anyone EXCEPT a Brit to play Bond. Brosnan merited an exception, despite being technically Irish, given that his family moved to the UK when he was 12 and he attended Central St Martins as well as the Drama Centre in London. (Nowadays the center of drama is usually right here on DL, but still.) Representation isn't just for queer people (or people of color), and while Americans gave zero fucks seeing Israeli Gal Gadot playing Wonder Woman – she'd probably get a different reaction today, but let's not segue there – the same can't be said for Britain's most iconic cinema legend.

Finally, one MAJOR FUCKING CAVEAT you cunts have somehow missed: did you forget that Bond HIMSELF is Scottish?? That was established as canon in "Skyfall": Bond's ancestral titular estate is in the Scottish Highlands. Also, Connery didn't exactly try to hide his brogue in his Bond movies, so you could argue Bond's always supposed to have been Scottish, even if Daniel Craig's version developed a posh accent at Eton or Oxford (as established in "Casino Royale").

by Anonymousreply 79December 3, 2023 12:20 AM

Jacob Elordi would demand all of his tuxedos be bedazzled if he were cast as Bond. Terrible choice. But then again so is Idris. Great actor but not Bond. Let’s hope to hell it’s not the potato faced John Boyega or the equally hideous Daniel whatsit from Get Out .

by Anonymousreply 80December 3, 2023 2:03 AM

He's getting too much attention for his good looks. Emma Stone is getting too much attention because of her strange looks. I'm cancelling both right now. So there.

by Anonymousreply 81December 3, 2023 2:16 AM

R81 acting like Emma Stone is new or something.

by Anonymousreply 82December 3, 2023 2:26 AM
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