Re: The new James Bond??????
They're trying to catch some of that "Smoking Barrels" gangster grit, create a tougher, more working-class Bond. Less Evelyn Waugh, more Trainspotting.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle