The days of James Bond being a sexist, misogynistic dinosaur are over. According to The Daily Mail, Fleabag (whatever the hell that is) star Phoebe Waller-Bridge is being drafted in by producers to meet Daniel Craig and work on the new film script.
James Bond is to be given a comprehensive makeover for the MeToo era by Fleabag, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator and star of the acclaimed BBC comedy and also the writer of Killing Eve, has been drafted in by Bond producers for the latest film in the series.
She flew to New York earlier this year to meet 007 star Daniel Craig before agreeing to work on the script for the 25th Bond.
How embarrassing. Why is this character undergoing a political curation? This is a movie, entertainment. I’m surprised they didn’t have Craig fly out to meet her.
The article continues:
The 007 number has been taken up by a new agent – a woman – who embarks on a mission which forces Bond to come out of retirement.
Despite Bond’s legendary reputation as a womaniser, the new 007 manages to resist his charms.
So they’re slipping a female Bond in via the backdoor. The article even says:
it is all about female empowerment.
‘This will be a very modern Bond for the MeToo era
Repeat after me… get woke… go…