Will Emilia Clarke be the first female James Bond?

Emilia Clarke is excited of the possibility of being Jane Bond. Photo / AP
Emilia Clarke is excited of the possibility of being Jane Bond. Photo / AP

Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke has joined the list of James Bond hopefuls, revealing she wants to play the first female 007.

Clarke who plays Daenerys Targaryen in the hit HBO fantasy drama added she would choose Leonardo DiCaprio to star alongside her as the first 'bond boy', reports The Daily Star.

Actress Emilia Clark as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones.
Actress Emilia Clark as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones.

"I have a lot of unrealised dreams. I would love to play Jane Bond. My ultimate leading man would be Leonardo DiCaprio. No doubt about it," she told the UK publication.

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Her revelation comes only a week after X Files actress Gillian Anderson made headlines for suggesting she could replace Daniel Craig and be called Jane Bond.

Craig turned down a more than $147 million deal to star in the next two James Bond films.

Spectre, released in 2015, was the fourth and latest film in the franchise starring Craig as the suave super spyIdris Elba, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy and Aiden Turner are among the fan favourites to be named as Craig's replacement.

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Spectre. Photo / Jonathan Olley
Daniel Craig as James Bond in Spectre. Photo / Jonathan Olley

- AAP

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