Black narcissus and How to build a girl Actress Gemma Arterton opened up about her time as a Bond girl in Quantum of Solace.
In one recent interview with the sun, Arterton both defended and criticized his role as Strawberry Fields from the 2008 Bond film. Quantum of Solace, British Secret Service agent Strawberry Fields tries to stop James Bond (Daniel Craig) from accomplishing his mission, but loses guard against his suave personality and charm. The character of Arterton eventually becomes the target of Bond’s enemies and dies suffocating in crude oil.
Arterton, who also appeared in Prince of Persia: Sands of Time and Clash of the Titans, said she took Bond’s role away from much needed exposure and income.
“At the start of my career, I was poor as a church mouse and I was happy that I could work and earn a living,” she says.
However, despite taking on the role of just staying afloat, Arterton revealed that she received criticism for her part and continues to receive criticism for her. Quantum of Solace character.
Disapproval for Quantum of Solace ‘s Strawberry Fields, however, also comes from Arterton herself. At the height of the #MeToo movement, the British actress rewrote the Strawberry Field arc to speak out against the sexism originally embedded in the role. She further explained to The Sun what she would have changed about Strawberry’s time with Bond.
“As I got older I realized that there were so many issues with Bond women. Strawberry should have said no, really, and worn flats, ”she says.