Bond 25 'will see actress Lashana Lynch take over from Daniel Craig to become first female 007'
ACTRESS Lashana Lynch will take on the iconic spy role of 007 in Bond 25, according to reports. While titular hero James Bond will still be portrayed by Daniel Craig, 51, writer Phoebe Waller-Bridg…
The internet may have wanted a Black Bond, or a female Bond, but it looks like we’re getting both. And neither.
Lashana Lynch has been tapped to play the new 007 in the upcoming Bond 25 film, the Independent reports. While Lynch, who recently played Maria Rambeau opposite Brie Larson in Captain Marvel, will reportedly be playing the new agent 007, the character James Bond is still expected to be portrayed by Daniel Craig.
“There is a pivotal scene at the start of the film where M [played by Ralph Fiennes] says, ‘Come in 007,’ and in walks Lashana who is Black, beautiful, and a woman. It’s a popcorn-dropping moment. Bond is still Bond but he’s been replaced as 007 by this stunning woman,” an insider told the Daily Mail.