A new interview with Eva Green, who plays Bond girl Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, has appeared online. Click here to watch the Tribute TV interview with Eva Green.
When asked what kind of pressure was associated with being the new Bond girl, Green said: ‘I was thrilled for one minute on the phone, relieved, and then I was like: “Oh my God, I have to go to the Bahamas tomorrow, I haven’t prepared, I haven’t worked on my English, and the part is really tricky and complex, how am I going to do it…” But the pressure about being a Bond girl… it doesn’t mean anything to me. It was more pressure about doing a good job.’
‘[Vesper Lynd] is the very first Bond girl Ian Fleming ever wrote and she’s the only one that gets to Bond’s heart and shapes him… explains how he became the Bond we all know.
When asked why Daniel Craig works so well in the role of 007, Green said: ‘We needed a new Bond. Someone very modern, very manly and dangerous. He’s more realistic and has a weight the other Bond actors don’t have I think.’
‘He was very professional. He worked at it alot at night and wanted to prove he as going to be a good Bond, and I think he’s quite proud now [laughs]. He won’t say it, but I think he is.’
And what about the naysayers of the film? ‘I don’t want to be nasty, so I’ll be very polite: just wait and see the movie… I’m sure he’ll change their minds.
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