May 24, 2024 1:12 am

Female James Bond Idea Was First Suggested 60 Years Ago Before Sean Connery Became 007
Female James Bond Idea Was First Suggested 60 Years Ago Before Sean Connery Became 007

Female James Bond Idea Was First Suggested 60 Years Ago Before Sean Connery Became 007

It seems that the idea of casting a woman in the role of James Bond is not a new one, with Nicholas Shakespeare’s upcoming biography of Bond author Ian Fleming, “Ian Fleming: The Complete Man,” revealing that the somewhat controversial idea was first pitched more than 60 years ago. The biography reveals (via Indiewire) that 007 producer Gregory Ratoff wanted Academy Award winner Susan Hayward to lead the franchise adaptation of the first novel Casino Royale.

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​The idea of a female James Bond was first suggested before Sean Connery took the role in 1962’s Dr. No, a new Ian Fleming biography reveals. Read More