James Bond Cast Members
This article relies too much on to. Please improve this by adding. ( November 2012) This is a list of the recurring characters and the cast members who portray them in the film series. List indicator(s). A dark grey cell indicates the character was not in the film. The following listing only includes recurring characters in the films series. Characters which only appear in one film are not included here.
'M' and 'Q' are MI6 posts, not character names, so a change of actors may reflect an in-universe replacement; this was explicit for M in both GoldenEye (Judi Dench's character is referred to as a newcomer) and Skyfall (Ralph Fiennes' character, Gareth Mallory, replaces Dench's character as M), as well as Q in Die Another Day (John Cleese's character was an assistant to Desmond Llewellyn's Q in The World Is Not Enough). There is only one clear case of a single M, Q or Moneypenny character switching actor: when Q, Major Boothroyd, switches from Peter Burton ( Dr. No) to Desmond Llewellyn ( From Russia with Love).
She is the only actor from Pierce Brosnan's Bond films to remain in the rebooted franchise. She appeared with Daniel Craig was cast as Bond in 2006's Casino Royale, 2008's Quantum of Solace and 2012's Skyfall. Dench played M in a total of eight films. No Bond 25 Supporting Cast Is Confirmed Several of Bond's MI6 allies from Skyfall, including Ralph Fiennes' M, Naomi Harris' Eve Moneypenny, and Ben Wishaw's Q returned for Spectre. It's reasonable to assume they'll all be back for the next sequel, but nobody is officially signed on at this point in time.
Craig is currently the only confirmed cast member on Bond 25, but there have been no shortage of speculation about new and returning cast members. Earlier this year, Naomie Harris revealed she was unsure if she was returning as in this action-adventure.
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There has also been speculation about Mark Strong coming aboard for a mystery role, which he may already be in training for, while Helena Bonham Carter has been rumored to be the producers' top choice for the villain role. There has also been talk that Jeffrey Wright could reprise his role as Felix Leiter from 2006's, but that has not been confirmed either. This latest report comes from Variety reporter, who revealed on Twitter that producer Barbara Broccoli and her EON Productions company are currently meeting with actors and actresses, specifically for the lead actress and villain roles. Kroll did not mention any specific front-runners who were in contention for these roles, or when a final decision may be made in regards to casting. While not mentioning Elba by name, who has been at the heart of a grass-roots campaign to land him the, Kroll also seemed to indicate that replacing Craig is not a priority at this time. Kroll added in his tweet that, 'what they are not doing is thinking about who would replace Craig when Craig hasn't even started filming this film yet.'
There has been no official word yet on when production may begin, but with a November 8, 2019 release date already in place, it's possible that filming could begin sometime this fall, which explains why casting is currently underway. Was confirmed to take the helm back in March, replacing Sam Mendes, who directed the last two 007 adventures, Skyfall and Spectre. Boyle will direct from a script by John Logan, who also wrote Skyfall and Spectre, with EON's Barbara Broccoli and Michael G.
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Wilson producing. The potential casting of Elba aside, Bond 25 could also have a big impact in another way, with a report from April claiming that the are being used to entice buyers in a potential sale of the entire MGM studio. If a sale doesn't happen between now and next November, when Bond 25 hits theaters, that movie's performance could play a role in who may be a potential buyer and who may not. Still, as far as this current casting is concerned, since there are no front-runners that have been mentioned so far, it remains to be seen what kind of actors the studio is looking for, in what will be the end of the Craig era in the 007 franchise. More: Source.