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Freida Pinto and Olivia Wilde getting it on with Bond 23?


According to British tabloid The Mirror, Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto has landed a multi-million dollar deal to be the next Bond girl and House’s Olivia Wilde is in negotiations to join her as a double-crossing United Nations worker. At this point, we’d like to congratulate Sam Mendes for recruiting the best possible medicine for his broken heart and wish he erases those painful memories of Leonardo DiCaprio under the sheets with Kate Winslet in Revolutionary Road with the most artistic lesbian sex scene ever. Also congratulations to Freida Pinto and Olivia Wilde who won such a coveted role previously played by thespian monsters such as Denise Richards…ready for Dancing With The Stars Freida?

Via The Mirror:

As she prepares to join the ranks of screen beauties Ursula Andress, Diana Rigg and Britt Ekland, Freida is looking forward to her biggest payday yet with the 007 assignment.

The Mumbai beauty, who was a key member of the Slumdog cast which won 10 Oscars last year, is set to sign the money-spinning deal thought to be worth $4.5million. Freida, dating her Slumdog co-star Brit Dev Patel, is said to be “ecstatic” after she was approached to star in 007’s next movie mission, to be directed by Sam Mendes.

And actress Olivia Wilde, star of TV’s House, is in negotiations to play the other lead female role in the 23rd Bond flick, set in Afghanistan.

A source said: “Sam has been talking about Bond for months now and is so excited about it.

“The project has been in the pipeline for months and Freida was always the dream Bond girl, but initially she was nervous about accepting it. This is going to be the most ambitious 007 yet. Sam plans to reinvent the genre.

“Peter Morgan, who wrote The Queen, has penned the first draft of the script and it promises to be visually stunning.

“It will be a typically glamorous and raunchy role and Dev has been joking to friends he is cool with seeing Freida rolling around with 007.”

Olivia, 25, has been approached to play a double-crossing UN worker based in Afghanistan. She is best known for playing Dr Hadley in House but recently finished filming on new movie Tron Legacy, starring opposite Michael Sheen and Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges.

The new Bond movie, due to begin production later this summer, will be shot in Buckinghamshire’s Pinewood studios and on location in the Afghan capital Kabul.

Signing Freida to star beside Daniel Craig’s 007 will come as a great boost to British director Mendes, who this week announced his split from Oscar-winner Kate Winslet.