Gemma Arterton bags Bond girl role

January 5th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Daniel Craig

Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): British newcomer Gemma Arterton has bagged the role of the latest Bond girl.

The actress will now be playing the character of Fields opposite current James Bond Daniel Craig in the new movie, as yet titled Bond 22.

The news comes the pics production companies Eon Prods. in London and Santa Monica-based Danjaq Prods., reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Arterton’s agent, ICM in London, also confirmed the casting.

The next instalment in the series is currently being filmed in London for Columbia Pictures and MGM.

The pic hits the big screen hits theatres in November 2008, and will see French actor/director Mathieu Amalric play Bond’s archnemesis, SPECTRE head Ernst Stavro Blofeld. (ANI)

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