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Are people more upset that 007 will be black or a woman?


Personally, I don’t care. I have no personal investment in what a 007 agent or a Jedi or whatever looks like on screen.

The extreme reactions on this board, however, are pretty interesting.

It seems like people think it’s somehow more acceptable to say they object to Bond’s sex than his race.

Anyone want to ‘fess up as to why they hate the idea of a black female 007 so much?

LOL

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This is another attack by the elites to destroy white culture to provoke a backlash from white people to further fuel hatred amongst ourselves (divide and conquer is their game)

I admit, once I heard the news this morning, I was filled with rage but now I have calmed down. I have realised that this was just another Elitist attempt to anger me and I fell for it. So now, I dont care what they do with Bond, Superman, Batman, or any other white character just to spite the "masters" and not play their game. I aint their puppet. And hopefully you arent too buddy. Embrace this news however you see fit, just dont react to it negatively. This is what "they" want.

I will sit back and wait to see where this world is heading to!

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This is the mindset us "peasants" need to get back to.

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Because she's ugly af?

Also let's have Christian Bale as Black Panther 2..

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Both of them. James Bond is a very specific character, that represents the archetypical phlegmatic male British character. So you need an actor that could pass for a typically male British character.

It's not about race, it's about ehtnic cultural group. An Italian James Bond shouting 'prego, preeeego!!' wouldn't work neither. But the thing is: an Italian actor can simulate being a typically British character, a black actor can't. You can fake the gestures, the bearing, you can fake the accent (if you're good enugh), but you can't fake your race, or your gender, or your age.

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A black actor can’t fake being British?

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If we're talking about British as ethnic group, no, he can't, no more than a white actor could fake being Hutu, or Tutsi, or Han Chinese.

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So an actor can fake being an alien, a pilot, a cop, a doctor, but can’t fake being “British”? Lol

Phlegmatic individuals tend to be relaxed, peaceful, quiet, and easy-going.They are sympathetic and care about others, yet they try to hide their emotions. Phlegmatic individuals also are good at generalizing ideas or problems to the world and making compromises.


Black people cant be relaxed, peaceful, quiet and easy going? I don’t know what you were going for here, but you missed it.

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As long as we don't see any Jews playing 007 I can live with it (I'm joking mods, pls don't ban)

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Woman. nobody was upset that he would be black. my only grip with idris elba was that he was too old. but he would make a great M.

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I don't care either about James Bond ...but I guess I don't understand why established characters can't stay established and true to their origins and they could create new original characters that are black or female or gay or whatever..
Why couldn't a black female secret agent be 009, for instance?

I guess some negative reactions are not just about what they're doing...but why they are doing it.



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People are pissed because you hate seeing your franchise which you have loved for 50 + years go down the shitter with stupid decisions.

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Are we really going to pretend that the whole Bond franchise has always been peaches and cream? Did you really love Moonraker, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Quantum of Solace? Do you think those movies would have been substantially worse if Bond had been black?

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I’m more upset that they are still making Bond films at all. The franchise is tired.

My emotional attachment to movie characters is obviously not as strong as some because I couldn’t give a toss if a white actor plays a traditionally black character or vice versa. Who cares? It’s just a movie.

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