French star Leïla Bekhti 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 Source, All That Glitters or Sheitan could be cast as the female lead opposite Daniel Craig.
UPDATE 25/04/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Bekhti already in talks
“The producers have tried to get Leïla 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 'Bekhti to play Bond Girl' Rumor had the internet in a frenzy
Twitter was flooded again Wednesday with loads of tweets related to the rumor. Some fans even launched an online Facebook page called We Want Leïla Bekhti for Bond Girl.
“She’ll be a great Bond girl. Bond girls are always brainy as well as sexy, and that’s totally Leïla.”
— Sam Lopez (@slopezPR) April 24, 2019
“She was perfect as Nadia in ‘A Better Life’, she will be tremendous portraying the iconic Bond girl role.”
— The Clear Observer (@clearobserver) April 24, 2019
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