So Pierce is out.
I’m not sure that’s a good move. And I’m not sure replacing him with some unknown serious actor is a good move, either.
The other two times they hired unknowns- Connery, Lazenby, it worked out well. Solid actors, for the most part- just too bad Lazenby got an ego trip and couldn’t stick around.
But the last time they hired a “serious actor,” Dalton’s two movies were train wrecks. They hired Brosnan, who helped resurrect the franchise and now they’re tossing him like a bag of moldy tangerines. It’s like the producers have the Lazenby syndrome.
I’m willing to be wrong, but they’re going to have to pull a rabbit out of Odd Job’s hat for this one to work.
And in his immortal words: