James Bond 25: the astonishing version you will not see of Dying can wait

James Bond 25: the astonishing version you will not see of Dying can wait

Cary Fukunaga, the director of “Die Can Wait”, has just lifted the veil on an amazing idea he had proposed for the 25th adventure of James Bond.

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And if a large part of Dying can wait, the 25th James Bond adventure expected in theaters next November, had taken place … in the head of 007? This is the astonishing idea that director Cary Fukunaga proposed at Universal studios, but which was ultimately not retained, and we can understand why it is so radically different from the “Bondian” narrative schemes.

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“I swear to you that I had the idea for a film whose action takes place inside the lair of the villain of Specter”, declares Cary Fukanaga to artist Miranda July on behalf ofInterview Magazine. “There is this scene from Specter where a needle enters James Bond’s head, something that is supposed to make him forget everything, but he miraculously manages to escape thanks to the bomb-watch gadget. With Léa Seydoux, they then explode everything and get out of it. I thought, “What if everything that happened until the end of the second act of” Dying can wait “was in fact in his head?” “ In other words, what if Bond had dreamed of his escape (and we imagine many other things) to finally wake up still locked in the HQ of Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz)? Damn original …

Dying can wait, postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic, will be released in French cinemas on November 11. The feature will mark the last appearance of Daniel Craig in the cult role of 007.

The trailer for “Die Can Wait”:

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