Actress Helen McCrory reveals she is not playing Miss Moneypenny
As Q has returned to the series in "Skyfall", fans have also been expecting a new Miss Moneypenny for Daniel Craig's third outing as 007. But actress Helen McCrory, who was widely assumed to be playing the MI6 secretary, has revealed that she will be starring as a different character.
The official site confirmed today: "Actress Helen McCrory appeared on British breakfast TV show Lorraine early this morning talking about her work in the Harry Potter series, Scorsese's Hugo and of course, her upcoming role in SKYFALL. She'll be playing a politician and member of the British Parliament called Clair Dowar".
Above: Award-winning British actress Helen McCrory.
Fan speculation has now shifted to 'Eve' played by Naomie Harris - will her time as a field agent be short lived? Or will Miss Moneypenny not appear in "Skyfall"? Voice your opinions on the MI6 Community forums.
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