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Naomie Harris talks 007 at BIFA Awards

British actress Naomie Harris, known for currently playing Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films, has won the prestigious Variety Award at this year’s British Independent Film Awards. In a short video interview with ITN, Harris talks a bit about working with Sam Mendes and about a possible return of Daniel Craig to the 007 role.

Naomie Harris posing with her Variety Award
Naomie Harris posing with her Variety Award

Harris, 40, dazzled as she hit the red carpet in an unusual bright orange dress, featuring Gothic-inspired black sheer sleeves and bold fuchsia and green floral detailing. She enjoyed a successful night at the star-studded event, as she took home the Variety Award. The award recognises a director, actor, writer or producer who has made a global impact and helped to focus the international spotlight on Britain. 

Previous recipients including the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, and Helen Mirren, and Kate Winslet was awarded the prize in 2015.

Naomie said: “I am touched and honoured to be included alongside such an inspiring and talented group of filmmakers. Working in film has given me the chance to tell stories from around the world – and I’m incredibly proud to represent British film-making when doing so.”

Benjamin Lind

Author: Benjamin Lind

Benjamin Lind became a James Bond fan at the age of 15 and has since closely followed the production of every film since 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. Apart from writing about Bond, he is a founding member of the James Bond Club Germany and holds a position as advisor in its executive committee. In 2016, Lind released a charity documentary film entitled 'A Bond For Life - How James Bond changed my Life' in support of UNICEF.

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