Ballon d'Or Winner
💛❼ WHITTINGHAM ❼💛
You raised the issue of the 50s, not me...Jesus, what an absolute nightmare it is talking to you, you're all over the shop.
I know Bond isn't set in the bloody 50's, what we were talking about was "what if Bond was originally cast as a black man" to which you oddly responded "it would hardly have tapped into black culture" to which I disagreed.
It's hard work trying to remind you of what the conversation is about, could you just scroll back and look before responding?
The Bond series is a spy / action movie genre. The ethnicity and colour of the Bond character isn't that relevant especially for modern day movies. Shaft on the other hand was specifically cast and shot to reflect black culture... written about an African-American private detective, the book was handled by one of few African-American literary agents.
There's zero way Shaft could have featured a white person as the main character without a massive re-write, changing the intent of the film. The same isn't true about a non white male Bond movie.