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Black woman ‘007’ is refreshing new twist coming to the James Bond franchise

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Black woman ‘007’ is refreshing new twist coming to the James Bond franchise

By Kia Morgan-Smith via

If you’re looking for a new look to the storied spy movie franchise, look no further than Lashana Lynch who will fill the shoes of 007, in place of Bond who is in retirement

When the much-anticipated new James Bond film hits theaters next year, the face of a Black woman will have the 007 designation from Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

In a twist to the famed series, UK actress Lashana Lynch, 31, will play the spy’s role at the opening of the film, while Bond himself, Daniel Craig, will be in retirement and must be called out of it for a new espionage adventure. Plot details on the yet untitled “Bond 25” are being kept as secret, well, as stolen microfilm.

Confused? We’ll explain.

Although some reports say Lynch will be the new Bond, that’s not exactly true. In author Ian Fleming’s original Bond books, beginning with …

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