James Bond film producer Michael G Wilsonwho runs Kalp Productions Barbara Broccoli, has revealed that a seduction scene from the 1963 thriller from Russia with Love It’s always been used to test people willing to play Ian Fleming’s ruthless detective.
During the ‘In Conversation’ event at the British Film Institute in London to celebrate 60 years of James Bond, Wilson said he always needed a good actress to play opposite the actor who attended the audition. . “We always use the same scene … and that’s a from Russia with Love where Bond comes back to his room after the murder, and he starts to take off his shirt, goes to the room to take a shower, then he hears something, takes his gun, walks in and the girl is in bed. is,” he told the audience. BFI on Friday night, referring to that moment from Russia with Love where Sean ConneryKa Bond finds Soviet military clerk Tatiana Romanova, wearing only a black velvet choker by Daniela Bianchi, in the middle of her bed.
After introducing himself, Bond praises her beauty. However, she laments: “I think my mouth is too big.”
Before kissing her, Bond assures her that all is well. “No, it’s the right size. To me, that is.”
Wilson explained “That was the test we use. Anyone who can pull off that scene is right for Bond. Hard to do.”
The veteran producer shared the BFI stage with BBC interviewer Samira Ahmed, screenwriters Neil Purvis and Robert Wade; Casting director Debbie McWilliams, actor Rory Kinnear – Bill Tanner in Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Specter And no time to die Production designer Mark Tildesley and associate producer Greg Wilson. It was one of several events organized in recent days to mark James Bond Day on the coming Wednesday, 5 October.
Later, Wilson spoke to Deadline, and repeated a point to us several months ago: “It’s a whole new world, we’ve got to see what happens with Amazon, but there will always be a bond.”
He also emphasized that casting has not begun for the new 007, “no matter what others tell you.”
However, he revealed that the young actor is out of the race. “We’ve tried to look at young people in the past, but trying to watch it doesn’t work. Remember, Bond is already a veteran, he has some experience – he’s a man who has been through wars.” Has passed, so to speak. He’s probably been in SAS or something. He’s not a kid out of high school that you can bring in and start over. So it works for thirty. ”