The idea of a female James Bond has been circulating for years, but hype over the possibility of a Jane Bond character was fueled by Gillian Anderson retweeting a mock movie poster of herself as the international spy. Check out other possible contenders to follow in Daniel Craig's footsteps as 007.
Elizabeth Banks:Banks expressed interest in playing James Bond earlier this year and even questioned why the spy's name would have to change if the role was portrayed by a woman.
Hayley Atwell:"Agent Carter" actress Atwell is reported to have said that she doesn't want to play the role of Bond's love interest, she wants to portray the character who drinks martinis that are shaken, not stirred.
Emily Blunt:The British actress hasn't expressed interest in playing the lead role in the next James Bond movie, but her name has been circulating around as a potential star.