Léa Seydoux, ‘No Time to Die’ star, says the phrase ‘Bond girl’ should be replaced with this phrase

Leah Seydoux implied that she more than happy to see James Bond The franchise welcomes strong female leads, but there is still room for improvement.

Seydoux appeared in “Good Morning America” ​​to discuss her role as Madeleine Swann in the latest Bond series “No Time To Die,” which hits theaters Friday. When asked if the popular term “Bond girl” is “obsolete” and should no longer be used, the French actress admitted that she thought it would be more appropriate to say “Bond woman”.

Of her role specifically, Seydoux shared she’s glad her character is “quite unexpected for a Bond girl because she’s not here to please James Bond. This time she’s a real woman with depth and vulnerability, which is something quite new for a Bond – woman.”

Seydoux continued to credit the protagonist Daniel Craig whose role in the latest flick will be his last as James Bond.

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(LR) Lashana Lynch, Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux and director Cary Joji Fukunga attend the world premiere "No time to die" at the Royal Albert Hall on 28 September 2021 in London, England.

(LR) Lashana Lynch, Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux and Director Cary Joji Fukunga attend the world premiere of “No Time To Die” at the Royal Albert Hall on September 28, 2021 in London, England.
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“I think I can thank Daniel in a way because he’s a feminist, and it’s because of him that the female characters have changed so much. It was time now to have stronger female characters, so that I’m really happy, “she added.

Seydoux’s role in the new film is also important because she is the only woman to play the role in two 007 films. She called the status “incredible”.

“I think James Bond has become romantic,” she said with a laugh, adding that the film is “extremely emotional.”

“We get an understanding of the relationship between James Bond and Madeleine and why they are so connected because they are both orphans,” she explained. “This time, it’s very emotional and maybe the reason people really connected with this story.”

In addition, the concert has offered Seydoux some unforgettable moments. You could also see the film at the London premiere attended by some members of the British royal family.

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“Being next to the royal family was obviously something,” she said. “It was such an experience and very, very emotional because it’s also Daniel Craig’s last James Bond. People were extremely moved by the film. I’m really glad everyone loves it.”

Lea Seydoux stars in 'No Time To Die' alongside Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas and more.

Lea Seydoux stars in ‘No Time To Die’ alongside Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas and more.
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Seydoux concluded that she hopes the film will “reunite people”, especially given the release in cinemas, after being exposed to many delays in the middle of coronavirus pandemic.

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“Cinema is also a way to share emotions, so I’m really happy that the film is coming out and really happy with the success of the film and happy for Daniel. It’s been such an incredible experience. I’m so lucky to be with two films . “

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