Phoebe Waller-Bridge — “Bond 25” involvement could be for one hilarious reason

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Popular Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge may be aboard Bond 25 but is it for the reason we think?

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is an unstoppable force in the world of television right now. She created and starred in the hit BBC Three series Fleabag, which has now run successfully for two seasons. That's not all; after having written and produced the  BBC America series Killing Eve, her talents are undeniable. Showing both a flair for comedy and drama, we're set to see much more of her wonderful personality in the near future. However, not exactly in the sorts of places we'd anticipated. 

It was recently revealed that Fleabag would cease after just two series. Often, programmes like this continue until they become tiresome, and yet, Waller-Bridge has bowed out just as the show had captured the attention of audiences everywhere. You have to admire it, but also, you have to look ahead and consider what she'll do next which can justify her departure from the hilarious BBC series. Already, there are no signs of slowing. Fleabag may be over, but Phoebe Waller-Bridge is just getting started. 

As reported by ScreenRant, the multi-talented TV personality is said to have been hired onto Bond 25. The forthcoming James Bond film - Daniel Craig's fifth instalment - has encountered numerous issues since its inception, making headlines for rather unfavourable reasons. However, it's finally gotten some great news. Supposedly, she has been brought onto the project to help "liven up" the script. Waller-Bridge is certainly the person to do it if that's the case, but perhaps she's been hired for something a little more personal. 

According to the same source, her involvement was requested by Craig, who met with the actress in New York while she was completing her run of stage-shows. As an admirer of her work, perhaps Craig saw the highly anticipated project as a fantastic opportunity to work with her; to make Bond fun again. In the past, Craig has gone on record to express his weariness with the Bond role, so maybe he's found the perfect way to raise his own interest in Bond 25. If Waller-Bridge has, in fact, been hired, then we can expect her to inject some appropriate humour into the script and raise Craig's enthusiasm. A starring role certainly wouldn't go amiss either...

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