Could The Next James Bond Be Female?

If Gillian Anderson has her way - yes

She's a petite redhead and an award-winning actress who's best known for playing an FBI agent. She's also made it onto many lists, including "Top 50 Hottest Babes Ever", People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" and FHM's "100 Sexiest Women". And she grew up in London, after her father relocated there to attend what was then the London Film School.

Call the above tenuous links at best, but Anderson has all the makings of playing 007. The Internet agrees too: Since she tweeted a mock-up poster of herself with the caption “It’s Bond. Jane Bond.”, she's received an outpouring of support, notably from the Twitterverse.

Could the next Bond really be a woman? We think she could definitely slay the role, though we're not sure how Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston and Damian Lewis would feel. What's more, Anderson may have female competition: Indian star Priyanka Chopra has  been quoted as saying she hears suggestions that she could be a Bond girl. Her reply? "“F— that — I wanna be Bond.”


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