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Léa Seydoux cast as one of the new Bond Girls in Bond 24

12 October, 2014

French actress Léa Seydoux is named as one of the Bond Girls for the upcoming Bond film.  Bond 24 is scheduled for a release in 2015, and will see Daniel Craig as James Bond. The movie will be directed by Sam Mendes.

French actress Léa SeydouxSeydoux, 29 years, already worked with many famous directors, including Quentin Tarantino in Inglourious Basterds (2009), Ridley Scott in Robin Hood (2010), Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen), and Wes Anderson in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and appeared in the blockbuster Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011).

For her role in Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013, french title La Vie d'Adèle) she was awarded the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Léa Seydoux in Prada ad campaign

Also famous for her work as a model, she starred in an advertising campaign for Prada (ads and a commercial directed by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola (see video below). Maybe we will see Seydoux wearing a Prada outfit in Bond 24. Olga Kurylenko wears a Prada dress in Quantum of Solace.

The casting of Paris native Seydoux follows a wave of French actresses who play Bond girls, including Eva Green in Casino Royale (2006), Olga Kurylenko (Ukrainian-French) in Quantum of Solace (2008) and Bérénice Marlohe in Skyfall (2012). Other famous French Bond Girls are Claudine Auger, Corrine Clery, Carole Bouquet and Sophie Marceau.

Seydoux native is set to star next to Daniel Craig (James Bond), Ralph Fiennes (M), Ben Whishaw (Q) and Naomie Harris (Moneypenny).

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