FLEABAG creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been drafted in to help write the next James Bond film.
Daniel Craig, who plays 007, is reported to have requested the film’s producers hire the award-winning writer and actress after they met in New York earlier this year.
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge is helping to work on the script for the new James Bond film
Phoebe, 33, is reported to have started working on the script after receiving a copy of the original, which had previously been drafted with director Danny Boyle, 62, and his long-time collaborator John Hodge, 55.
Bond 25 has been plagued with problems since its inception, with Danny dropping out as director following a row over the script and the plotline.
Cary Fukunaga, 41, has since taken over and filming is expected to start in Jamaica next month.
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Bond 25, which is believed to have been named Shatterhand, is due for release in April 2020.
The Fleabag star is reported to have started work on the film following a request by Daniel Craig
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This will be the final time
Daniel, 51, will star as the British spy.
confirmed he would stepping down from the hugely successful franchise after making four films as Bond, including Skyfall and Spectre.
Daniel said: “I just want to go out on a high note, and I can’t wait.”
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The 51-year-old actor first starred as James Bond in Casino Royale in 2006
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