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Penelope Cruz in talks to play Bond girl - report

June 3rd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is in talks to become the oldest Bond girl in the untitled 24th 007 movie.

A source close to the production tells blogger Perez Hilton the Vicky Cristina Barcelona will get up close and personal with Daniel Craig and steal Honor Blackman's title as the oldest Bond beauty.

If the rumours are true, pregnant Cruz will have to bounce back to her pre-baby weight after giving birth to her second child with husband and Skyfall bad guy Javier Bardem in time for the start of production next summer (14).

Reports suggest Sam Mendes is reconsidering not returning to dir...
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Freida Pinto To Be A Bond Girl?

March 13th, 2009 8:51am EDT
Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto could soon join the ranks of Halle Berry, Ursula Andress and Honor Blackman as the new Bond girl - the Slumdog Millionaire star has reportedly been invited to audition for the next 007 movie.

Casting directors considered the Indian actress for 2008's Quantum of Solace - but picked Ukrainian model Olga Kurylenko after deciding Pinto was too young for the role, reports Britain's The Sun, now executive producer Barbara Broccoli is said to be hoping to convince Pinto to screen test for the next super-spy installment.

A source tells the publication, "Freida came to the a...
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Ursula Andress Tops Bond Girl Poll

November 16th, 2008 7:00pm EST
Ursula Andress
Original Bond girl Ursula Andress has beat out competition from Halle Berry and Kim Basinger to be named 007s sexiest siren, according to a new online poll. The Swiss actress entranced audiences as Honey Ryder in James Bond's 1962 debut, Dr. No, opposite Sean Connery.

She also played Vesper Lynd in 1967 Bond spoof Casino Royale, a role later taken on by Eva Green in the 2006 spy movie.

The superspy franchise, which boasts 22 completed films, has seen close to 100 fiesty females take on the coveted part. Sexy star Halle Berry tailed the actress in the second spot, after she played ...
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Denise Richards Named Worst Bond Girl

January 30th, 2008 9:10am EST
The World Is Not Enough
Denise Richards has topped a list of the worst Bond girls. Richards, who played Dr. Christmas Jones opposite Pierce Brosnan's 007 in The World Is Not Enough, beat out competition from A View To A Kill's Tanya Roberts and Moonraker's Corinne Clery to claim Entertainment Weekly's unflattering number-one spot.

Meanwhile, Ursula Andress was named the publication's favorite Bond girl, followed by Goldfinger's Honor Blackman and On Her Majesty's Secret Service's Diana Rigg.

-Denise Richards Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Fascinating Facts

April 3rd, 2007 9:30pm EDT
Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart and Bryan Ferry are the latest acts confirmed to play the Diana, Princess Of Wales memorial concert in London this summer.

Veteran Bond girl Honor Blackman returned to London's West End stage for the first time in 20 years last night. She is starring in Cabaret at the Lyceum theater.

War epic 300 has passed the $300 million mark around the world in just 22 days.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Quotes By Snoop Dogg, Scarlett Johansson & More

March 28th, 2007 3:30pm EDT
Snoop Dogg
"I can't control my drugs and gang-banging past. We let The Beatles into the US, so please let me in here." Snoop Dogg, who was refused a visa to tour the UK this week, pleads his case.

"I've always considered Tom Waits to be kind of a composer of modern standards; he has a lot of beautiful ballads and really heartbreaking songs." Scarlett Johansson on her decision to record an album of Tom Waits covers.

"It was a little strange at first... It was the first time we'd seen each other and it was so, like, nerve-racking, but I knew that he was going to be there and he knew. It is wh...
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Vivien Leigh Voted 'Most Beautiful British Woman'

September 6th, 2006 8:41am EDT
Vivien Leigh & Clark Gable
Late British screen star Vivien Leigh has been voted the most beautiful British woman of all time - beating Kate Moss and Elizabeth Taylor to the accolade. The Gone With The Wind actress, who topped the poll conducted by the UK's Bottlegreen Drinks company, is still considered Britain's most stunning beauty nearly 40 years after her death in 1967.

The top ten most beautiful British women are as follows:

1. Vivien Leigh

2. Elizabeth Taylor

3. Catherine Zeta Jones

4. Princess Diana

5. Julie Christie

6. Honor Blackman

7. Kate Moss

8. Sienna Miller

9. Elizabe...
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