There’s a new Bond girl on the block.
British singer Joss Stone is the newest Bond girl but don’t look for the 23-year-old to heat up the silver screen. Instead, she’ll put her smoky pipes to use voicing a character in the upcoming video game “James Bond 007: Blood Stone,” from Activision.
A Stone likeness will appear in the game (for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC), and she’ll be right there alongside Bond himself, actor Daniel Craig, and Judi Dench (as M), both of whom are reprising their film roles in the game. The singer will also record an original song that she wrote with Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics titled “I’ll Take It All.”
While performing for the gaming world might be novel for Stone, the English soul singer has lent her vocals to several big-screen soundtracks, including songs for 2005’s “Fantastic Four” and 2008’s “Sex and the City: The Movie,” on which she sang “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” with Al Green. Stone has also previously flexed some acting muscle, making her film debut in 2006 in the fantasy adventure film “Eragon,” as the witch Angela.
No word yet on whether the video game will help to push the next James Bond film . Earlier this month, production on the movie was halted indefinitely. With Sam Mendes set to direct, production company EON announced in a press release that the project was on hold and wouldn’t make a 2010 release date.
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