Daniel Craig Poses With Lea Seydoux And Monica Bellucci At ‘Spectre’ Premiere
Daniel Craig posted with his costars Lea Seydoux and Monica Bellucci at the Spectre premiere in London Monday night.
Craig, reprising his role of James Bond for the third time in Spectre, was flanked by the film’s leading ladies on the premiere red carpet at Royal Albert Hall. Craig looked dapper as usual in his black tuxedo, while Seydoux and Bellucci brought the glam in a sparkling multi-color gown and a jade velvet number, respectively.
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While Seydoux and Bellucci have been touted as the latest bond girls, the Blue is the Warmest Color star says that her character, Dr. Madeleine Swann, doesn’t quite fit the bill.
“I don’t mind the cliché of the Bond girl. But Madeleine, she is very different,” Seydoux told The Sun. “And to choose me as a Bond girl, it’s a choice. A statement. I’m not the typical James Bond girl.”
Naomie Harris, who is reprising her part of Eve Moneypenny in Spectre, agrees that Seydoux’s Madeleine diverts from the “Bond girl” trope.
“[Madeleine] is supposed to have the traditional role of being rescued, but actually she rejects his help and is like ‘I’ve got this, I’ll do this on my own,'” Harris told The Independent. “She certainly isn’t a weak, Bond girl of old that needs rescuing. She’s quite capable and independent.”
And Harris, like Seydoux, believes that there could one day be a female Bond.
“I suppose everyone was up in arms when M was introduced as a woman with Judi Dench, and then everybody loved her because she’s the ultimate M. And for many, many years we loved her,” Harris said, “So… maybe, who knows.”
Spectre hits theaters Nov. 6.