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Naomie Harris Was Glad Not to Be Cast as a Bond Girl Because She ‘Never Traded on Sexuality’

Click here to read the full article. Since “Skyfall” hit theaters in 2012, Naomie Harris has been an essential part of the James Bond franchise. Playing the role of Eve Moneypenny, the tough secretary to Judi Dench’s M, she is an important part of the British Secret Service apparatus that supports James Bond’s adventures. While it remains to be seen what her role in the series will be following Daniel Craig’s departure, Harris recently spoke to The Independent about the unique process that led to her joining the franchise. Harris said that when she first auditioned for “Skyfall,” she thought she...
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Naomie Harris Slams Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Trial Coverage, ‘Disturbing’ Media Obsession

Click here to read the full article. Naomie Harris has a simple message for media outlets: Stop “appealing to people’s base instincts, which are to be titillated and intrigued, and instead appeal to people’s higher nature.” The “No Time to Die” star spoke out against the viral coverage of Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Harris, who previously worked with Depp on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, slammed the “disturbing” amount of coverage for the “very private case” in an interview with The Independent. “It’s hard not to have followed that case because it was so rammed down our...
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Naomie Harris: ‘The Depp vs Heard trial was rammed down our throats’

A few years ago, Naomie Harris found herself in the most unlikely of places: an anger management class. Sitting across from me today in a London hotel room, delicately sipping a peppermint tea, Harris is so sweet and gentle that she makes Matilda’s Miss Honey seem brutish – but she explains that she went willingly. “One of the things I really struggle with is anger,” she says. “I went on the course to learn how to express it and get in touch with it. But it was just full of very angry people who couldn’t contain it.” She laughs. “I...
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James Bond star Naomie Harris backs Chiwetel Ejiofor to play 007

James Bond star Naomie Harris is backing Chiwetel Ejiofor to play 007. Talking to Good Morning Britain hosts Richard Madeley and Ranvir Singh, the Miss Moneypenny actress admitted that she would be thrilled if Ejiofor was the new Bond. "We were walking the red carpet yesterday and apparently Chiwetel's name...
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Naomie Harris says immigration is ‘a positive thing’ as she discusses criticism of ‘disgusting’ government policy

Naomie Harris has described immigration as a “positive thing” as she reflected on her past comments on the government’s “disgusting” treatment of the Windrush generationOn Windrush Day last year (22 June), the actor shared her anger at the racist treatment of migrants in the UK throughout history, in particular those among the Windrush generation who had been forced to reapply for citizenship.Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday (21 June) ahead of this year’s Windrush Day, Harris said that she’d shared the post as a “celebration” of immigration.“I just felt as though people see immigration in always such a...
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Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley Join Independent Standards Authority To Stop Harassment In Film Industry

Actresses Keira Knightley and Naomie Harris have joined the Independent Standards Authority (ISA) to stop harassment and bullying in the U.K. movie and television industry. Knightley opened up about her collaboration with the organization, noting "for anyone to fulfill their creative potential, there cannot be fear or disrespect of any kind. We are all entitled to work in safe, respectful spaces where dignity for all is upheld," Deadline reported.
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Keira Knightley and Naomie Harris Want to Put a Stop to Bullying in the Industry

Click here to read the full article. UK Time’s Up, the British brand of the U.S.-based anti-harassment and assault organization, has created the Independent Standards Authority (ISA) to address bullying and harassment in UK entertainment. British actresses Keira Knightley and Naomie Harris have spoken out about their support for the organization, which develops a framework in collaboration with law firm Fieldfisher to protect freelancers, self-employed workers, and those on short-term contracts. “For anyone to fulfill their creative potential there cannot be fear or disrespect of any kind,” Knightley said in a press statement via Deadline. “We are all entitled to work in safe,...
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How Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris bring hope to humanity with The Man Who Fell to Earth

The 1976 movie The Man Who Fell to Earth is the story of a man falling — which is to say, succumbing — to Earth. Being defeated by Earth. It's the tragic tale of an extraterrestrial, known as Thomas Newton and played by David Bowie, whose mission to save his home planet is derailed by the temptations and trappings of humanity, namely alcohol and television.
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Scene 2 Scene Podcast: Chiewtel Ejiofor And Naomie Harris Discuss ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’

Click here to read the full article. On this episode of Deadline’s Scene 2 Scene Podcast, I talk with Oscar nominated actors Chiewtel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris about the Showtime sci-fi series, The Man Who Fell To Earth. In tune with the theme of the show, the three of us share our their experiences with otherness (which is defined as the quality or fact of being different.), and being an outsider. Co-written and executive produced by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, The Man Who Fell To Earth follows a new alien character Faraday, (Ejiofor), who arrives on Earth looking for quantum...
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Naomie Harris Hopes To Hang Onto Her 007 Role, Despite Having A Killer Choice For Her Replacement

Everything pertaining to the future of the James Bond franchise is up in the air, as No Time To Die’s celebration of the Daniel Craig era draws closer towards its close. With no official successor selected to become the next 007, everything seems to hang in the balance after the risk-taking finale of the 25th Bond movie. However, Naomie Harris hopes to hang onto her 007 role, despite having a killer choice for her replacement.
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Even Naomie Harris Thought No Time To Die’s Shocking Ending Was Going To Change For The Final Film

Warning: spoilers for No Time To Die are in play. If you haven’t seen the film yet, and want to go in surprised, turn back now. After finishing his mission in No Time To Die, Daniel Craig’s James Bond is faced with one final decision. It’s something that fans and critics alike couldn’t believe actually happened, and if you ask people about the dramatic conclusion to the 25th 007 film, some still aren’t sure what actually happened on screen took place. Those feelings echo the reactions of some of the film’s cast when they first read the script. Even Naomie Harris, Ms. Moneypenny herself, thought the film’s shocking ending was going be changed in the final edit.
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No Time To Die's Naomie Harris Has A Great Idea On Who Should Become James Bond's Next Moneypenny

The future of 007 is still up in the air, after the 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die saw an explosive ending to the Daniel Craig era. Now the board is primed to be reset, and not just when it comes to 007 himself. We still don’t know if or how the MI6 family will return in Bond 26, and there’s plenty of room for new blood in the series. Should that apply to Naomie Harris’ role in the franchise, she has a great idea on who should become James Bond’s next Moneypenny.
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