As she made clear via Twitter over the weekend, Gillian Anderson — currently starring as Blanche in a Brooklyn stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire — is flattered that you think she would make a good James Bond. That said, she knows the chances of her ever being cast are slim to none.
First, here's the tweet from Anderson that got all the attention:
– Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) May 21, 2016
That tweet was followed up on Monday by Anderson's response — during a Tumblr Q&A to promote Streetcar — to a questioner who brought up the fan-driven campaign to have her fill Daniel Craig's shoes:
Anderson would indeed be a great Bond, but like Gillian herself, I'm not holding my breath.