Endnotes: Lashana Lynch Reportedly Is the New 007, but Probably Won’t Be the Next James Bond
It’s official — there’s finally a new James Bond, or rather a new 007. Actress Lashana Lynch will succeed Daniel Craig as the next lead of the British spy franchise.
The British actress is set to appear in the upcoming Bond 25 film, and her chracter will subsequently take over from Craig’s Bond as the next 007.
While there are few details about the next installment in the Bond franchise, the forthcoming movie will allegedly see the character go into retirement, prompting M to appoint a successor to the 007 code name.
The Bond 25 film is set to hit theaters on April 8, 2020 and will be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga of True Detective fame and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge of Fleabag and Killing Eve.
Lynch is already familiar to Marvel audiences from her role as Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel alongside Brie Larson. She will be the first woman and the first black actor to lead the James Bond franchise.
Read more at the Daily Mail.
Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski strips down to his skivvies for a new Tom Ford underwear campaign shared to social media. — Towleroad
TVTonight reports that Lindsay Lohan done got herself a new gig. And it pays! Yacht girl season is ending early for LiLo, because she’s been selected to be a judge on the Australian version of The Masked Singer and I can’t wait for her to not know who a single one of the people on the show are because do you think Lindsay Lohan knows Australian C-list celebrities? — Dlisted
Janelle Monae and her badass InStyle cover. — Go Fug Yourself
Louis Hofmann, star of Netflix’s DARK, goes full frontal in The White Crow! NSFW! — OMG BLOG
It’s the 20th anniversary of The Blair Witch Project, do you remember seeing it? — Celebitchy
Congrats to Roger Federer on his Wimbledon win! Check out the finals recap. — Kenneth in the 212
Charles Levin, the actor who played numerous roles on television comedies such as Seinfeld and Night Court, went missing on July 7th. Now police in Oregon believe they have found his body. — Evil Beet Gossip
Brad Pitt is hard at work on his Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood press tour. Angelina Jolie is gearing up to start filming Those Who Wish Me Dead.
They’re both attracted to flicks with long, lilting titles. And they’re working together on behalf of their kids, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne.
The Sun reports that, since Jolie will be spending so much time filming, “she reached out to Brad and offered him the chance to look after the children. This is a massive step for them and the children, who have only had limited time with Brad since the break-up.”
This person goes so far as to tip the British tabloid off about movements of the grandparents, adding, “[Pitt]’s invited his parents, Jane and William, to stay with them at his mansion in L.A. so they can have some proper family time together.”
Read more at Vanity Fair.
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