‘Spectre’ interview: Naomie Harris on returning as Miss Moneypenny

As Daniel Craig’s fourth James Bond adventure arrives on Blu-ray and DVD, Naomie Harris chats about returning as Miss Moneypenny following her debut in Skyfall.

Spectre is available on Digital HD™ on 19 February and on Blu-ray and DVD on 22 February courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

> Buy Spectre on Blu-ray on Amazon.

> Buy Spectre on DVD on Amazon.

 

How do you think the franchise stays relevant?

“One of the things that always makes this franchise so exciting and keeps the audience on board and loving it is because it’s reflecting the issues in society.

“A big theme in the movie is the situ of surveillance and how much we’re being surveilled without us knowing and whether that’s the right thing to do or not and I think that’s a question that we’re all grappling with so it’s great that it’s always reflecting where we’re at.”

 

Tell us about Moneypenny in Spectre?

“She feels more mature and kind of centered in what she’s doing.

“I think when she had her gun it was really great and she was trying to be a bit of a mini Bond and I think the reality is she doesn’t really have the stomach for killing and being out in the field, I think she’s much happier with providing support within MI6.”

Skyfall Eve Moneypenny Naomie Harris

 

What has it been like continuing the story?

“What you see at the end of Spectre and why I think people are going to love it is because there are a lot of unanswered questions when you watch Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and I feel like these jigsaw pieces are all tied up in Spectre and so I do think it feels like a completion of something but yet there’s plenty of room for a new adventure.”

 

Tell us about Daniel Craig as James Bond?

“He has provided this Bond unlike any other Bond we’ve ever seen, for me it encapsulates all the other Bond’s that have happened in the past but it adds something new.

“He’s humanised Bond, he’s made Bond much more relatable to the audience and added a kind of sensitivity to him which you know the box office results speak for themselves, people have loved it.”

 

Spectre Blu

Spectre is available on Digital HD™ on 19 February and on Blu-ray and DVD on 22 February courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

> Buy Spectre on Blu-ray on Amazon.

> Buy Spectre on DVD on Amazon.

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