Gemma Arterton played the role of Strawberry Fields in 2006’s ‘Quantum of Solace’ opposite Daniel Craig.
Arterton beat out over 1500 actresses for the role, yet in a 2020 interview she said she regretted being in the movie and only took it due to high student debts.
Arterton cited how her character was portrayed and wished that the character had turned down sex with 007.
In fact, her first day on set was the love scene between her and Daniel Craig.
How do you feel about how women have been portrayed in the Bond universe?
Has it changed since the #metoo movement?
How will Bond features address this critical aspect of the franchise in the future?
Check out our Season One podcasts on ‘No Time To Die’ and on the James Bond franchise with our ‘Breaking Bond’ series where we discuss the role of women throughout the history of Bond.
And be sure to check out The Latch Key Kids Present “Breaking Bond Part XXV: Quantum of Solace”. Where we discuss Arterton’s portrayal of Ms. Strawberry Fields and the overall impact of Daniel Craig’s sophomore effort as 007.
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