Olivia Colman is keen to land a role with Daniel Craig in Bond 25 and shes practically begged Phoebe Waller-Bridge for it

 Olivia Colman attends the 'Up Next Gala' at The National Theatre

Olivia Colman is trying to find a way to bag a role in Bond 25 (Picture: WireImage)

Olivia Colman really wants a part in Bond 25 and we would love to see this become a reality.

The actress admitted shes trying to pull as many strings as she can to nab herself a role in the highly-anticipated flick and is desperate for her pal Phoebe Waller-Bridge – who has been working on the script – to write in a cheeky part for her.

Trust me, Ive tried! Ive asked! the 45-year-old admitted to Entertainment Weekly.

And she might just manage to get her wish because its not the first time shes convinced the Fleabag star to create a role for her.

Indeed, the actress also asked for the talented screenwriter to create her hilarious Godmother role.

I think I begged Phoebe to be in it when she was writing the first [season], Olivia explained. I will be eternally grateful to Phoebe, because she said, “What sort of things do you want to say?”

Daniel Craig Skyfall - 2012 Directed by Sam Mendes

The Oscar-winner is keen to star alongside Daniel Craig (Picture: Rex Features)

And I went, “Could you write me someone whos a total [spells out a four-letter expletive]?”. So she made up this person for me. Yeah. I always wanted to play the baddie and shes written a really good one.



Fans wont have to wait too long for Olivia to make a cameo in an iconic franchise because the Oscar-winner is the latest star to lend her voice to The Simpsons.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge at the Amazon Price Fleabag event

Olivia is hoping to convince Phoebe Waller-Bridge to write a role for her in the highly-anticipated film (Picture: Getty Images)

The Favourite star, who is about to make a star turn as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, has been confirmed to be heading to Springfield in its 31st season.

In the episode, she will be playing the most down home femme fatale ever who is used to getting her own way when it comes to the opposite sex.

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Yet, despite getting any man she wants, for some reason that will become apparent soon enough, she finds herself falling in love with married slob Homer. Knowing Homer, he will be completely oblivious to it all…but for how long?

The Simpsons executive producer James L Brooks confirmed the news to

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