Lashana Lynch, a British actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film.
It will be the first time a man will not play 007 in the spy movie series’ 57 year run.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that Daniel Craig is reprising his role as Bond, but Lynch comes in as a new secret agent and takes over his famous codename.
The 25th Bond movie is currently being filmed with Daniel Craig beginning the movie retired, but is recalled into action. The ‘popcorn-dropping moment’ comes when Ralph Fiennes’ says ‘Come in 007’, where Lynch makes her first appearance in the movie.
A movie insider says “Bond is still Bond, but he’s been replaced as 007 by this stunning woman.”
The movie is currently untitled.