When it was revealed on the official James Bond site that the character Gala Brand would appear in Bond 20, Bond fans were more than please. However, very little was revealed about her character. All that was revealed was that she would be "crossing swords" with 007.
The Times has revealed some more information on Brand, however, it's accuracy can understandably not be stated. The Times has reported "A new face, 21-year-old Rosamund Pike, left her Oxford studies to play Gala Brand, Spoiler Warning (Highlight To Read) a scientist who starts out bad but may help 007 out of a tight corner.