James Bond fans will have to wait until April for the next instalment in the iconic film franchise, but already everyone wants to know more about the brandnew Bond girl, Ana de Armas. The stunning Cuban actor, 31, who will be starring alongside Daniel Craig and Oscar-winner Rami Malek, first found fame on Spanish television, but is still a relative newcomer to Hollywood. Here she talks about her humble beginnings, pure determination and new life in LA. I was very young. I would watch movies on the couch in my house.
The new 007 is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl
The new is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl | Film | The Guardian
F ans have been hoping for a black actor to play James Bond at least since , when Idris Elba was first rumoured as a possible successor to Daniel Craig. The franchise seems to have finally come through; this weekend it was reported that Lashana Lynch is going to be the new There was much celebration on social media, which is understandable. But it may be a little premature. Casting black female actors as legacy characters is a great step towards rectifying the historical racism and sexism that has led to a disproportionate number of those characters being white men.
First Bond, James Bond girl Eunice Gayson dies aged 90
Lashana Lynch is the next Despite once saying he would rather take his own life than reprise his role as , Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond for the franchise's 25th movie. Danny Boyle confirms he is working on a script for the next Bond film alongside his Trainspotting collaborator John Hodge.