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Try Walking In My Shoes - We Examine Recasting From Batman To Bond
David Bax , May 27th, 2009 09:12

All change! All change! David Bax of Battleship Pretension examines some roles that are bigger than any one actor.


James Bond

No character is more able to survive actor replacements than James Bond. Perhaps that’s because “character” might be too strong a word for Bond. He’s not exactly the meatiest of roles: really, “British” and “Looks good in a tux” are about all you need in the special skills sections of your resume to land this role, given that sexism isn't even a pre-requisite any more.

The favourite Bond of The Quietus is the original radio incarnation played by Bob Holness.