Penelope Cruz on the red carpet

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Stunning Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is a potential to be the next Bond Girl in the newest instalment of the movie franchise – which hasn't even got a name yet and is being dubbed Bond 24.

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Penelope Cruz, who is in the last few weeks of pregnancy with her second child, has recently been in the spotlight with her ever growing baby bump.

Following in the footsteps of recent Bond Girls Naomie HarrisBerenice MarloheOlga KurylenkoEva Green – to name a few – we reckon Penelope more than fits the brief of smart, sizzling femme fatale.

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Naomie Harris, Ursula Andress, Olga Kurylenko, Berenice Marlohe as Bond Girls

And with the film thought to be released in late 2014 or early 2015, we look back at some of our favourite Bond Girls, both modern and classic. 

Do you think Penelope Cruz fits the bill of Bond Girl? Let us know your favourites!

Eva Green, Claudine Auger, Honor Blackman, Gemma Arterton as Bond Girls

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