Pierce Brosnan's 007 Crisis
Forgive Pierce Brosnan if he's a little shaken and stirred up about this whole James Bond mess. As the actor explains, he was in talks to return as 007 in a 21st Bond flick when "in the middle of negotiations a paralysis set in [amongst the producers]," he says. "They don't know how to go forward. So I'm not sure [if I'll be back]... They know where to find me if they want me."
Rumors persist that MGM may be looking to re-energize the franchise with a new, younger Bond. Names like Hugh Jackman, Orlando Bloom, Heath Ledger and Jude Law have been bandied about as possible successors. "Honest to God, I don't know what is going on here," Brosnan sighs. "Someone's playing a game, and it is very hard to find the truth in [this business]. As far as I'm concerned, I did what I was employed to do: That was play James Bond to the best of my abilities, make some good money for myself, make a lot of money for the studio and the producers, and, hope
Wed, Apr 28, 2004