Is Abbie Cornish the New Bond Girl?

MTV spoke to actress Rose Byrne, who says Australian actress and friend Abbie Cornish has landed the female lead in Bond 22.

Cornish previously starred in features A Good Year, Candy and Somersault, and TV series “Life Support.” Her upcoming features include Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Stop Loss and Bright Star.

Directed by Marc Forster, the 22nd installment in the James Bond franchise starts filming in December for a November 7, 2008 release. Daniel Craig returns as 007.

Source: MTV