12 July 2012 9:50 AM, PDT | Movie Cultists | See recent Movie Cultists news »

Gadget wizard Q has always been behind the nifty toys that help James Bond save the world, but he’s been curiously absent in the world of espionage for the last couple of films.  Finally, Q is back to help 007, and this gadget-meister is geared towards the modern moviegoer.

Of course, when I say modern, I mean younger because Q has always had a few miles on him. Whether you look at the first Q, played by Peter Burton, the latest incarnation of the gadget king, portrayed by John Cleese, or the man who will forever be Q in my mind, Desmond Llewelyn, youthful is not a word that normally springs to mind. This new guy looks like he was recruited right off a college campus.

To give the new and younger Q some credit, he’s being portrayed by Ben Whishaw, a British actor that proved he had some »

- Marty Shaw

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