Principal photography is still underway on Bond 25, with shooting having moved to the Scottish Highlands. And now a James Bond insider claims a certain phrase is banned from the set of Daniel Craig’s final 007 movie. According to the Daily Mail’s source the term “Bond girls” is forbidden. The insider said: “We were all told that from now on they are to be addressed as 'Bond women’.”
Such a move is hardly surprising with Craig and Bond producers promising a 007 film that better reflects the post-MeToo world and gender equality.
After all, the same source leaked that Lashana Lynch’s Nomi is the new 007 now that Craig’s Bond has retired from MI6.
No, she’s not the new Bond, her character has simply taken over his job.
If anything this shows the move away from the two-dimensional eye-candy “Bond girls” of the classic era and towards “Bond women” who are proper characters in their own right.
James Bond 25: Guess which phrase is ‘BANNED’ from Daniel Craig’s 007 set? (Image: EON)