Can’t take credit for Bond 25 script: Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Phoebe Waller-Bridge revealed she is engaged on her first solo movie script, with plans to direct.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge might have come on-board to “polish” the script of the upcoming James Bond movie, however the actor-writer says she “can not take credit score” away from director Cary Fukunaga for the work.

The information of the Fleabag star becoming a member of the highly-anticipated challenge as a scriptwriter on lead actor Daniel Craig’s request was met with a variety of appreciation and a spotlight, however she mentioned the presently untitled movie is Fukunaga’s child.

“Lots has been product of me approaching board as a result of I’m a lady, and that’s fantastic. But in addition I can’t take credit score for the film that was written. It’s (director and co-screenwriter) Cary’s film,” Waller-Bridge instructed The Hollywood Reporter.

The author, who tailored the award-winning collection Killing Eve, added the characters of Bond and Villanelle (performed by Jodie Comer) at all times “intrigued” her in the same method.

“They stay a fantasy! But it surely’s a life none of us would ever need, if we’re trustworthy. We don’t wish to go put a bullet in somebody’s head to sleep with individuals and have martinis. It’s a sort of fantasy nightmare,” she mentioned.

Waller-Bridge, 34, additionally revealed she is engaged on her first solo movie script, with plans to direct.

“The day I wrapped ‘Fleabag’, I went to mattress pondering, ‘I’m by no means going to have one other concept once more. Oh s**t.’ I awoke with the imaginative and prescient of this movie,” she mentioned.

Bond 25 will hit the theatres on April eight subsequent 12 months.

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