Priyanka Chopra 'Female 007 should be James Bond not Jane'

Bollywood and "Quantico" star, Priyanka Chopra, doesn't want to be Jane Bond.

  • Published:
QuanticO-Chopra play

Priyanka Chopra in "Quantico"

(ABC)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Priyanka Chopra revealed her interest in 2015 to play James Bond in 2015.

In a 2016 interview with Refinery, the Bollywood star who plays Alex Parish in the hit ABC series, "Quantico," stated that a female Bond should not be called Jane Bond.

ALSO READ: HERE'S WHAT OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE THINKS OF A FEMALE NIGERIAN BOND GIRL

"Look. It's a story about a British guy who happens to be a white dude. There's nothing wrong with that, whoever came up with it,'" she says.

The ex-beauty queen who believes a woman can also play Bond adds " And not Jane. She should be James Bond, and she should be able to sell it. Why not?”

Priyanka Chopra in Zuhair Murad play

Priyanka Chopra in Zuhair Murad

(Daily Mail)

ALSO READ: HERE’S WHAT TOM HIDDLESTON THINKS OF BEING THE NEXT BOND

Other female actors who have shown interest in interpreting the British spy include  Elizabeth Banks, who told Entertainment Weekly that she would like to play the secret agent. Gillian Anderson once retweeted a fan-made poster of herself as 007.

 

In a 2016 interview with Daily Star, "Game of Thrones"  star, Emilia Clarke, listed playing Bond as one of her unrealized dreams.

ALSO READ: 8 ACTORS WHO WOULD HAVE MADE A BETTER CHRISTIAN GREY

Daniel Craig who reportedly earned £48.76M for the last Bond movie, "Spectre," has been offered $150million by Sony to return for two more Bond movies.

Sam Mendes confirmed on Saturday, May 28, 2016, that he will not direct the next James Bond film.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.