The star of "The Wire" and "The Affair" comes up with a pitch for a transgender in a recent interview. Dominic West thinks that having a transgender James Bond is a "brilliant" idea, after coming up with the idea himself in a recent interview. The star of premium cable hit "The Affair" got on the topic of casting the next during an interview with The Sunday Times , since his name has been tossed around by fans of the franchise over the years. The British actor said he'd happily take on the role if it was actually ever offered to him, and had almost bet in the past that his "Wire" co-star Idris Elba would get the part after Daniel Craig's departure, but he seemed to truly light up after he was asked how he felt about a woman playing the part. He even had a perfect candidate, in his mind, for the job: Hannah Winterbourne, the wife of his "Colette" co-star Jake Graf. They should have a transgender Bond because there are a lot of transgender people in the army.
Dominic West Proposes Transgender Actor Replace Daniel Craig as James Bond
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As rumors continue to swirl over the future of the James Bond franchise, actor Dominic West has a groundbreaking proposal for who should be next to bring to life on the big screen. They should have a transgender Bond because there are a lot of transgender people in the army. A transgender Bond. Both Winterbourne and Graf identify as transgender.
MI6 looks back at the history and myths surrounding the transsexual Bond girl The Transsexual Bond Girl 23rd October This in mind, For Your Eyes Only was much grittier than several of the previous outings: fewer gadgets, and only a brief appearance from the official Bond car. The rumour grew and grew. One version even went so far as to claim that Roger Moore had performed a love scene with this transgendered Bond girl, and that Moore was quite miffed upon finding out what had happened.
So far, six male actors have played the fictional British secret agent working for MI6 during the whole year-old franchise. The current Bond, Daniel Craig, has been in the last four movies and the fifth, currently being made, is expected to be his last. So, the vacancy is open.