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Penélope Cruz: Bond Girl or Bond Woman? Whether you find "age-appropriateness" all-important or just another politically correct inanity, it’s both surprising and good news that 39-year-old Academy Award winner Penélope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) has been reportedly tapped as the next Bond Girl — ahem, Bond Woman. If all goes well, according to Yahoo, Cruz, who turns 40 next April, should start filming the next James Bond movie opposite Daniel Craig in summer 2014. (Photo: Penélope Cruz.) Regarding Penélope Cruz’s casting, Yahoo cites an unnamed source "close to the production." According to the source, "the producers have tried to get Penélope before, but she has never been available because of other commitments. The discussions have been going on for some time and they are working out the contract details now." Other details that need to be worked out is the name of the director to handle the Skyfall sequel. The »

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