Welcome to Episode #24 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast. With the recent revelation that Tom Hardy is all but certain to take over the mantle of the world's most revered spy from Daniel Craig, the C.E.N.K. team tackle the question of what is involved in the casting of James Bond. Will he ever be portrayed by a non-white actor? Could we ever envision Bond being played by a woman? How far do the conversations about gender, race and sexuality impact upon one of the most beloved characters in film of all time? Tee-J Sutherland, Dan Collacott and Imran Mirza delve deep into all aspects of what it really means to cast James Bond in the 21st century.
Emanating from London, UK, and hosted by Dan Collacott, Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza, our 4ever in Electric Dreams website and accompanying podcasts are designed to help us celebrate the things we loved growing up and the things that continue to excite and inspire us today.