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Kristen Stewart Has a Cool Idea About How to Introduce a Female Bond

"You start off as the Bond girl and then you think it's just the girlfriend and then you are like, 'She is actually (Bond)'. In the trailer, it is him and then (a) bait and switch," said Kristen Stewart

  | July 12, 2016 17:18 IST (Los Angeles)
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Kristen Stewart photographed at the premiere of Equals in California. (Image courtesy: AFP)

Highlights

  • Kristen's Equals co-star Nicholas Hoult is being considered for the role
  • Nicholas dismissed critics who say Bond should be a white male
  • He backed Kristen Stewart's idea of a female James Bond
Actress Kristen Stewart has come up with an idea for a female James Bond, something which her Equals co-star Nicholas Hoult backs. The 26-year-old actress would back Nicholas to take over from Daniel Craig as the iconic British spy, but he thinks she would be an equally good choice, reports eonline.com.
Dismissing critics who say Bond should be a white male, Nicholas said: "We will walk into the screen test and I will see you dressed in a tuxedo. I'll be like, 'Kristen, what are you doing here?' I'll just turn around and walk straight back out."
Kristen added: "What? Is this weird?"
The Twilight star even has an idea as to how a female Bond could be introduced.
"You start off as the Bond girl and then you think it's just the girlfriend and then you are like, 'She is actually (Bond)'. In the trailer, it is him and then (a) bait and switch," she said.
Meanwhile, despite being repeatedly linked with the iconic role, Nicholas, 26, believes he is "too young" for the part and is backing actor Idris Elba, 43, to be Daniel Craig's, 48, successor.
"I think I'm a little bit too young to be honest. He's like 30s or 40s. (Bond) was a hero growing up, I loved watching the films and I enjoyed Daniel Craig, but I don't think I'm really in the running for it. My vote would be for Idris Elba," he said.
It was recently claimed British Tom Hiddleston is the new favourite to play Bond and has already started working hard to bulk up for the role.
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