Movie Rumor of the Day: Freida Pinto the Next Bond Girl?

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From the slums to the bed of James Bond?

According to rumors, spread by Great Britain's The Sun, Freida Pinto has been invited to a screen test for the next James Bond movie, tentatively titled Bond 23.

“Freida came to the attention of the Bond team when they were casting Quantum of Solace," said a source. "She was too young at the time to have a part as a love interest for a secret agent.”

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Added the insider:

“[Slumdog Millionaire director] Danny Boyle is favorite to take the helm of the next movie, which would increase Freida’s chances of a starring role.”

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Freida Pinto got her major break at Latika in Slumdog Millionaire. She was nominated for a BAFTA award for her efforts in that film.

Prior to being discovered by director Danny Boyle, Pinto traveled the modeling circuit in Mumbai. She was represented by Elite Model Management India.

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