American star Paula Barbieri is reportedly set to play the Bond girl in the next edition of “James Bond” franchise. The Internet is buzzing with rumors that the model could be cast as the female lead opposite Daniel Craig.
UPDATE 23/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
The Oldest Bond girl ever
If she does sign on board Barbieri, who is set to turn 55 next year, would technically become the oldest Bond girl in the franchise's history. Honor Blackman, the previous holder of that title, was 39 when she played Goldfinger's Pussy Galore opposite Sean Connery's 33-year-old 007 in 1964.
“The producers have tried to get Paula 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 'Barbieri 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 Paula Barbieri for Bond Girl.
“She’ll be a great Bond girl. Bond girls are always brainy as well as sexy, and that’s totally Paula.”
— Sam Lopez (@slopezPR) January 22, 2021
“A 54-year-old Bond girl!?! Is it some kind of a joke?”
— Boris Kleinman (@UKBoris) January 22, 2021
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