American star Alia Shawkat is reportedly set to play the Bond girl in the next edition of “James Bond” franchise. The Internet is buzzing with rumors that the actress best known for her roles in The To Do List or Arrested Development could be cast as the female lead opposite Daniel Craig.
UPDATE 08/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Shawkat already in talks
“The producers have tried to get Alia before, but she has never been available because of other commitments,” a source close to the production said about the actress. “The discussions have been going on for some time and they are working out the contract details now.”
This 'Shawkat to play Bond Girl' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Friday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Alia Shawkat for Bond Girl.
“She’ll be a great Bond girl. Bond girls are always brainy as well as sexy, and that’s totally Alia.”
— Sam Lopez (@slopezPR) August 7, 2020
“She was perfect as Mabel in ‘Ruby Sparks’, she will be tremendous portraying the iconic Bond girl role.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) August 7, 2020
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