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Freida Pinto: Next Bond Girl?

Freida Pinto: Next Bond Girl?

Slumdog Millionaire beauty Freida Pinto has been invited to a screen test for the next Bond movie, reports UK’s The Sun.

One of Hollywood’s hottest properties, the 24-year-old Mumbai model could become the new Bond girl.

Freida was first spotted by producers during the casting for Quantum of Solace but has most recently been swept up in Slumdog mania — eight Oscars, seven Baftas and four Golden Globes!

A source said: “She was too young at the time to have a part as a love interest for a secret agent. But she has blossomed into an incredibly stunning young woman and would look perfect on Daniel Craig’s arm. [Slumdog director] Danny Boyle is favorite to take the helm of the next movie, which would increase Freida’s chances of a starring role.”

DO YOU THINK Freida Pinto would be a good Bond girl — YAY or NAY?

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  • Countess von zinzendorf

    She would be a good bond girl, she’s beautiful, intelligent and exotic looking.

  • serafina

    I don’t think she’d be a good bond girl. Sorry but she just doesn’t have “it”

  • Luis

    Noooooooooooooo she’s horrible.!

  • smart head

    No,she will not be a Bond girl. I am a Bond girl.

  • [~☆Fug Face Man!ston☆~]

    ..this is getting motherfcuking ridiculous. hahahaha

  • Achtung

    Yeah,Frida is hot! she is young,exotic. i hope its true.

  • Elvira

    I think Celine Dion should star in a new Bond movie. She beautiful, young and no one can lipsynch as good as she does.

  • 1400

    i think she’d be a great addition to the bond cast! she is different to all the previous bond girls but i think the change is good

  • jena

    “I think Celine Dion should star in a new Bond movie. She beautiful, young and no one can lipsynch as good as she does.”

    Hilarious

  • Viewer

    Sorry, but no. I would not think of her as a “Bond Girl”; however, i would like to entertain the idea of Jennifer Aniston as a “Kookie, Sexy, Bond Girl”….would add depth to interaction with Daniel Craig’s Jame Bond, and put something more than just sex into the part, although Jennifer Aniston is not in the least lacking in sexual appeal….

  • cocoa

    I think that’s bull. She hasn’t done any other movie besides Slumdog. she needs more experience besides being a pretty face

  • smart head

    I agree with Luis, she´s horrible for this part, no next Hispanian Bond girl, please. Camille (olga kurylenko) was totally horrible, and Freida looks like Hispanian so she could to play only Hispans Bond girl. European Bond girl for the next movie,please! And some proper cat for an agent 007 for the present!!

  • Pff

    She’s a bit young too play Craig’s Bond girl i think.

  • Achtung

    Viewer @ 03/13/2009 at 1:57 pm

    a 40 year old aniston playing bondgirl? you must be kidding..haha

    i would cast her as bondmother!

  • smart head

    to Pff:
    Do you think she´s young?! She´s 24….and ……I am ….too

  • Emma.

    If she was in the new Bond movie, I’d watch!

  • sorry gwynnie

    #12 I agree. They need a sexy European beauty for the role. Their women are gorgeous, feminine, and smart looking.

  • melis

    That would be great… i can see it. Now we just need a Bond to play Bond!

  • shenanyginz

    to smart head:
    I agree with you. She’s not too young at all. Eva Green was 25/26 when she did Casino Royal and she was one of my favorite Bond Girls. I think Freida would be great. I adore her!!

  • a total fan

    NAY

  • maybe?

    I think she is beautiful and would fit, if she was not so young.

    Also, that person who said butt ugly Aniston should be a Bond girl I hope the hell you are joking.

  • I-drove-all-night

    Celine Dion for a Bond’s girl!
    Celine Dion for a Bond’s girl!
    Celine Dion for a Bond’s girl!
    Celine Dion for a Bond’s girl!

    She has a pretty face, she’s young and has a great american accent.

  • [~☆Fug Face Man!ston☆~]

    unless they’re going to do a movie version of aladdin and this slumbish plays princess jasmine.. i don’t ever wanna see her face again. hahaha

  • thread head

    I have nothing against Pinto being in Bond 23. I thought she came off as reasonably sexy in Slumdog. Besides, I’m sure she will be only one of many girls in Bond 23 if what has been said about it is true. Sounds to me like they want to have alot more girls, alot more sex in 23. And one or two Bond girls always end up getting knocked off anyway.

  • ouch!!!!

    I don’t think she would be suitable for the role. The only flick we know her from is slumdog and that was a little feel good movie with a predictable ending and a senseless bollywood dance to conclude the movie… besides she was lousy in the movie, not a good actress. As for her exoticism… hardly the case. She is just “exotic” enough to fit perfectly well into western beauty standards. That’s how exotic she is. Interesting how colorism is applied not just to women of African American descent.
    Jennifer Aniston a bond girl? WtF? I would enjoy watching Halle berry or Uma Thurman.

  • vtj

    HW is on a mission to force-feed India on US. Mark my words. I do love Indian cuisine, though.

  • kyla

    How could she have been too young for quantum of solace gemma arterton is only 22 now, anyway shes not much of an actress based on slumdog

  • kyla

    How could she have been too young for quantum of solace gemma arterton is only 22 now, anyway shes not much of an actress based on slumdog

  • Boone

    i am a HUGE FAN of the Bond franchise, and I think she would be a good bond girl… Wait, what was the title of the last Bond movie, again? lol…

  • Way smarter head

    “no next Hispanian Bond girl, please. Camille (olga kurylenko) was totally horrible, and Freida looks like Hispanian so she could to play only Hispans Bond girl.”

    Wow, for a racist you sure can’t speak or write proper English. What the hell is a “hispanian,” the word is Hispanic, and Pinto is Indian, which is what she looks like, idiot. I have nothing against “European girls” (which sounds like a euphemism for white girls), but that’s already been done, it’s time for some flavour.

  • bijou

    I can just imagine how embarassed Jennifer Aniston must be now for just stating recently at the age of 40 that she would like to be a Bond girl and here they are asking a 24 year old. (it was ridiculous of Jennifer to say that anyway, she could be a Bond girl’s Mom maybe)

  • peter

    Oh no, Jennifer Aniston will be so crushed that her dream role has been taken. Oh Jen, guess Bond’s just not that into you either, hee, hee.

  • freethinker

    I like Freida, but I because I’ve only seen her in Slumdog, I can’t imagine her as a Bond Girl. At least not as the type of Bond Girl with a bit of an ‘edge’, and a slight dangerous personality. She seems too much like the ‘nice girl next door’, and in that, she resembles Jen. But if they are looking for the type of ‘nice’ girl that Gemma played in QoA, it might work (and I liked Gemma in that role, although I think she could have played a more sexy and devious character, too).
    As to her age, she looks a lot younger, and I thought she was only 18, so maybe that went against her in the QoS casting.

  • karl

    I don’t find any special features about her. When I was in Dubai I have seen so many Hindi films dubbed in English. Her beauty is just plain compared to the famous Bollywood stars like Rekah, Sredevi, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai, etc.

  • Pff

    to *15
    yes…..i think she’s too young…. she certainly looks it.

  • Elusion

    Karl the Indian women you listed look more Eurasian than real Indian women. The women in Bollywood films never look like Tamil or Sri Lankin women at all. Nor do they look like the everyday Indian women in the teeming slums.

  • piksu

    Nooooooooooooooooooooo

  • http://conservativeblackpundit.com/ The Pundit

    bijou @ 03/13/2009 at 2:44 pm I can just imagine how embarassed Jennifer Aniston must be now for just stating recently at the age of 40 that she would like to be a Bond girl and here they are asking a 24 year old. (it was ridiculous of Jennifer to say that anyway, she could be a Bond girl’s Mom maybe)
    ***************************************

    LOL! Well, she WOULD be embarrassed if she had that capacity. From her antics with Mayer, it is clear she was born MISSING the “embarrassment gene.” Freida will be alluring as a Bond girl, while Aniston would never even be CONSIDERED for the role. All of Hollywood considers her a JOKE!

  • octoPussy

    This woman is becoming world famous for one lousy movie? Is this a conspiracy or something because she totally does not deserve it. And Celine Dion is too old for a Bond girl and Anniston is too manly looking.

  • Passed over

    From what everyone says Daniel C. has a strong opinion as to who the Bond girls are. I guess he passed over Frieda last time but now she is the “it” thing in Hollywood he has changed his mind. Olga was not very good and his gf is a dog. Hopefully, they will have someone else pick the Bond girls for the next movie. Besides looks get someone who can actually act.

  • vtj

    Hollywood has an agenda to stuff everything India down our throats. Now…..the question is WHY?

    To sway our allegiance toward India when the big China/India battle erupts?

  • smart head

    to 30:
    Hehehehe
    Sorry for my english, I am learning english now.
    I know Freida is Indian, I meant she looks southern and I said ,,no next this type,, in the next movie . Olga played Hispanic and did not well it. Sorry, no southern girl again. I want see new actress who has looking like Myrna Loy, or Marlene Dietrich,P.u.s.s.y. Galore or Ursula Andress, some sexy proper cat in the next movie. Proper Bond girl finally!! I please God, no Freida!!!

  • suggestions

    Angelina Jolie would burn up the screens as a Bond Girl.

    Charlize Theron will bring S. African sizzle to the Bond Girl.

    Who do you think would make a sexy, smart Bond Girl?

  • Grewal

    They ‘ve had minority women as Bond girls in the past, but only two: Michelle Yeoh (chinese) in Tomorrow Never Dies. Halle Berry (African American) in Die Another Day. I think it would be great to have a woman from Indian play the next Bond girl. Every girl can be a Bond girl I think.

  • Pretty

    Frieda is a very pretty girl but I think Daniel Craig is a bit too old for her. I love him but he looks as though he could be more her father. It would just seem a little creepy of Bond going after someone that young. Hopefully, they will have a good story first before casting an actress just because she is “hot”. The last plot was a little ridiculous (Bond, a cold-blooded killer seeking revenge for his one true love, Vesper).

  • Anon

    danny boyle isn’t directing the next bond, and no I don’t think frieda would make a good bond girl yet, she is pretty though maybe in a few years when she has a few more movies under her belt then she could audition for Bond. this is just a blog rumour though i saw it on google this morning.

  • Queen Jolie

    Oh yes, yes, YES!! Angelina Jolie would be terrific! You are kidding I hope about Jennifer Aniston and bony, aging Celiene. By the way, Dion is French-Canadian not American.

  • Jamie Bond

    If Daniel has a say in it he will probably chose a Japanese girl like his ugly girlfriend is Japanese.

  • Ali

    I don’t think she is sophisticated enough. Needs someone with some fire and sexiness – this girl is not right for a Bond role.

  • chrisler 1

    Smart head # 42

    You are not smart, i hope you know that. At the same time as you learn English learn that it is not good to use certain laguage and old fashion notions that show off your un-acknowledged racist attitudes. Ask your English teacher what this post means before posting another ‘he, he’ comment.

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