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Bond, Brother Bond: Is a Black 007 in the Works?

Gloria Hendry was the first African American woman to get jiggy with James Bond. But now she tells us another 007 barrier may be broken.

Gloria:

Gloria: Silver screen pioneer.

Interviewed on The Four Aces Network, the actress who played Rosie Carver opposite Roger Moore in 1973’s Live and Let Die lets slip(?) that the producers of the most lucrative franchise in cinematic history have their eye on giving the role some soul for the first time in 48 years.

“I think Bond—I think they’re probably looking for a black Bond,” Gloria, 61, tells host Christopher Williams.

Gloria also discusses how she came to land her historic role.

“The story behind Live and Let DieIan Fleming, the writer [of the James Bond novels], lived Continue reading

Rachel Weisz: My Nude Scene in ‘Agora’ Was a ‘Powerful Tool for Me as an Actor’

Unlike many thespians of the fair sex who—after snagging an Oscar—refuse to go au naturel onscreen, Rachel Weisz embraces the move.

Interviewed on Milling About, Rachel, who won Best Supporting Actress honors for her role in 2005’s The Constant Gardener, chats about disrobing in her new flick, Agora, a historical drama set in Egypt during the Roman era.

CAPTION: "I think we all feel pretty vulnerable naked in front of strangers," Rachel (above) tells us.

"I think we all feel pretty vulnerable naked in front of strangers," Rachel (above) tells us.

“It’s slightly strange being naked in front of a crew. I really don’t know how to explain it,” she tells host Robin Milling.

“I know what I look like naked. I look at myself in the mirror, so I’m not deluded as to what I look like.

“The stoning scene is a very emotional and dramatic and tragic scene, but I was also naked—but that made me feel incredibly vulnerable.

“So it was a Continue reading