London: Russian actress Margarita Levieva is reportedly being lined up to star as the lead female character in the next James Bond film.
The 31-year-old actress, who starred as Ashton Kutcher`s love interest in 2009 film "Spread" and alongside Matthew McConaughey in "Lincoln Lawyer". She has caught the eye of producers who want her to play the lead female character opposite Daniel Craig, who is set to reprise his role as bond in the 23rd James Bond film, reports contactmusic.com.
"The perfect Bond girl is beautiful, confident but mysterious, and Margarita has all of those qualities," said a source.
"The deal will need to be finalised sooner rather than later, because the schedule for production is supposed to get under way in around October this year," he added.