A female Bond? 'Never', says former 007 Pierce Brosnan
Former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan has said he thinks the next actor to take on the role of 007 will be male and white.
The 62-year-old Irish-born actor - who starred in the spy franchise from 1994 to 2005 before handing over to current Bond Daniel Craig - said the character, created by Ian Fleming, is "all man".
The new movie, Spectre, is rumoured to be Craig's final turn as the MI5 agent, and there has been much speculation as to whether his successor could be a black actor, or even a woman.
But Brosnan said: "Anything is possible, for sure, but I think he'll be male and he'll be white."
He added: "There's no reason why you cannot have a black James Bond. But a female James Bond, no. James Bond is a guy, he's all male."