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.

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"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?”

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Other female actors who have shown interest in interpreting the British spy include  Elizabeth Banks, who told EntertainmentWeekly that she would like to play the secret agent. undefineda 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.

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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.

undefinedon Saturday, May 28, 2016, that he will not direct the next James Bond film.