“[Author Ian Fleming] devoted an awful lot of time to writing this particular character, who is particularly male and relates in a particular way to women,” the Oscar-winning actress told The Telegraph this week.
She continued, “Why not create your own story rather than jumping on to the shoulders and being compared to all those other male predecessors? Women are really fascinating and interesting and should get their own stories.”
Craig confirmed in August that he would be starring in the next Bond flick, likely his last, despite once saying he would rather “break glass and slash my wrists” before signing on again.
The 25th Bond movie is set to be released on Nov. 9, 2019.
This article originally appeared in Page Six.