No time to be a womaniser: James Bond shaken up in the MeToo era

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No time to be a womaniser: James Bond shaken up in the MeToo era

And we might be in for a female 007 soon, if rumours about Nomi are anything to go by

Helena Horton

James Bond is confronted by women he has harassed in the workplace in the new film No Time To Die, one of the stars has said.

The womanising character’s behaviour towards his female colleagues is questioned in the context of the MeToo age, according to Lashana Lynch, who plays a new spy, Nomi.

Lynch, 32, admitted she would have felt “uncomfortable” playing a traditional “Bond girl”, and No Time To Die has updated the franchise’s view towards women for a more equal age. She told the Sunday Times Magazine: “I was more concerned as to how Nomi holds her own in a male-dominated space. And it’s exciting to see Bond try to be his normal self among women of a 2020 mindset...

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