James Bond collectibles: Barbie gets in the act

Move over, Ken. Barbie has entered the world of James Bond, at least 007 collectibles.

Got $34.99 burning a hole in your pocket? Well, for that price you can get one of these 007 Barbies: a Pussy Galore Barbie resembling Honor Blackman; a Honey Ryder Barbie resembling Ursula Andress; and a Jinx Barbie, resembling Halle Berry.

This isn’t the first time Barbie has been involved with 007. Back in 2003, Mattel offered a 007 Ken and Barbie collector set with “fabulous ensemble created by Lindy Hemming, the Academy Award®-winning designer enlisted for” Die Another Day.

The Our Man From Bond weblog wrote about this a few days ago.

“Bond girl” rumors began already!

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

From the “Take It for What It’s Worth” rumor mill department:

Jennifer Aniston is being considered for the “Bond girl” role in the next 007 film, according to The Insider and other show-biz gossip outlets.

Coupled with this “news” is the tidbit that Freida Pinto, late of Slumdog Millionaire, is also being given a screen test opportunity.

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto

The down time between Bond pictures, usually about halfway between, tends to be “the silly season” of news, rumor, and gossip. It’s comforting to know that the studio’s marketing department is already starting to do their job.

Let the booshwa fly!

Read all about it RIGHT HERE.

ZOO’s Top 10 Sexiest Bond Girls

British-based ZOO.com has a list of their picks for the top 10 sexiest of the James Bond girls.  Whether or not you agree with the list, the piece is striking in that it features some pretty rare photographs of the women in question.  The one of the perpetually underappreciated Mie Hama (Kissy Suzuki of You Only Live Twice) being a prime example.

Check out ZOO for the photos.