There’s a scene in Skyfall — you know the one. Raoul Silva, played by Javier Bardem, has Bond tied down to a chair and begins to unbutton Bond’s shirt. In an almost intimate way, he begins to examine and touch 007’s scars. The banter turns playful as Silva touches him. At the scene’s apex, Silva grabs Bond’s thighs and says “First time for everything, I guess.”
“What makes you think this is my first time?” Bond responds. Sorry, be back after a cold shower.
Some took the scene as a sign that Daniel Craig’s Bond is bisexual. And if that’s all the indication they need, then a recent revelation by Rami Malek, who is set to star in the upcoming Bond film, is going to send them into overdrive.
Among other things, Malek discusses working on the set of No Time to Die during a recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He’s “my favorite Bond, if I can say that,” Malek said of Craig. And while that may seem innocuous, we found out later that the two spent a little quality time together
“We had this scene that was a very complicated scene and we were rehearsing for it with our terrific director Cary Fukunaga,” Malek told Colbert. “We were sitting at a table over hours just batting about ideas. back and forth, and we finally cracked this really challenging scene. So you know, he grabbed me, picked me up, and …” This is when the Bohemian Rhapsody actor paused.
“I can’t tell who initiated the next moment, whether it was him or I but a kiss transpired between the two of us,” he revealed. “I’m going to say that Daniel initiated it. And I was very taken aback.”
“Was it welcome?” Colbert asked. A true reporter, asking the questions that need to be asked!
“Yes, very much so,” Malek, who will play the film’s villain, responded. “And I took a moment and caught my breath and I looked down and said, ‘So does this make me a Bond girl?’”
WRITE IT INTO THE FILM! We would certainly like to see it.
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