1. Olga Kurylenko Is 'Bond 22's' Female Lead

    By Tim Roth on 2008-01-07
    Olga Kurylenko

    Olga Kurylenko

    According to trade paper

    , Ukranian actress Olga Kurylenko has been cast as the female
    lead girl in the newest James Bond film, the still untitled Bond 22. According to the official press release, Kurylenko will be playing the role of Camille, who ‘challenges Bond and helps him come to terms with the emotional consequences of Vesper’s betrayal.’

    Kurylenko, born in 1979 in Berdyansk, former USSR, recently co-starred in Hitman
    and with Elijah Wood in a segment for Paris, je t’aime. She began her film
    career in France in 2005. She received the certificate of excellence award at
    the 2006 Brooklyn International Film Festival for her performance in L’Annulaire.

    So far, it has been reported that Eon Productions was looking for a
    Latino-style Bond girl. It is not known whether these plans were rejected or whether Kurylenko is going to play a South American character.

    Keep your eyes on the main page for all the latest news and details on Bond 22.