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James Bond Writer Is Worried Amazon Will Turn 007 Into an McU-Style Franchise

James Bond Writer Is Worried Amazon Will Turn 007 Into an McU-Style Franchise

Following Amazon's recent multi-billion-dollar purchase of MGM, fans have been left wondering what the company will do with some of the studio's hugely recognizable franchises, including the likes of James Bond. Well, one of the writers behind such 007 outings as Spectre and the critically acclaimed Skyfall, John Logan, has some concerns.

John Logan describes MGM as a "family business that has been carefully nurtured and shepherded through the changing times," highlighting the creative importance of Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson. While he feels reassured that they will still have creative control over the property, Logan is not sure that will be the case for too long...

"What happens if a bruising corporation like Amazon begins to demand a voice in the process? What happens to the comradeship and quality control if there's an Amazonian overlord with analytics parsing every decision? What happens when a focus group reports they don't like Bond drinking martinis?

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