Tonia Sotiropoulou to play third Bond Girl in `Skyfall`
Los Angeles: The upcoming 007 film ‘Skyfall’ has added Greek actress-model Tonia Sotiropoulou as the flamboyant agent`s girl besides actresses Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris.
Sotiropoulou was originally auditioned to play Berenice Marlohe`s character Severine, but director Sam Mendes reconsidered her to play another female character which will appear in an Istanbul scene, reported Ace Showbiz.
Sotiropoulou herself has confirmed the news on her Facebook page as writing, "Dear friends I officially announce I got a part in J Bond new film. Turkey here I come! Thank you all for your love and support! This is officially the happiest day of my life."
The brunette beauty will appear in the beginning of the movie which is set in Istanbul. She is scheduled to begin filming on April 22 in Turkey, where she will shoot two or three scenes over five days.
‘Skyfall’ will bring back Daniel Craig as the MI6 agent after tackling the prestigious role in ‘Casino Royale’ and ‘Quantum of Solace’. Joining the British actor in the cast ensemble are Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Albert Finney and Ralph Fiennes.