New York Fashion Week has been all about Kate Upton, who has shed her image as a mere swimsuit model to become an icon in the high fashion world.
Just when it seemed like her looks couldn’t get much better, she showed up Wednesday night at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons event at the Plaza Hotel in a dress that reminded everybody why Upton is America’s Model.
The big dumb Internet fight this week revolved around the author of some recent James Bond books saying that Idris Elba is “too street” to play Bond. Obviously, this was deeply problematic.
But, honestly, I think the real problem here is that Elba himself is not nearly progressive enough a choice. Sure, a “black Bond” would be cool. But a truly liberated Hollywood would do the right thing and pick a female Bond.
Whoa, whoa, clam down. I know this is a radical proposition. But ladies can be special agents too. Allow me to suggest a few fantastic choices for Jamie Bond.
When last we brought you some Hollywood casting news, the potential of Kate Upton’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ was being discussed. Even if she fails to nab that plum gig, however, we still have lots of Upton to look forward to. Turns out that she’s starring in the William H. Macy-directed comedy The Layover with none other than San Andreas‘ Alexandra Daddario:
According to The Wrap, Free Beacon favorite Kate Upton is a finalist for a major role in the forthcoming Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Here’s The Wrap: