These striking images show the new female 00 agent as she prepares to hit the screens in the James Bond blockbuster No Time To Die

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, 12:25 pm

Lashana Lynch, who is playing Nomi in the film and is the first black agent in the franchise, appeared in an epic Bond-inspired shoot at Pinewood studios.

EDITORIAL USE ONLYNew 00 agent Lashana Lynch is photographed with a Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone ahead of her Bond debut in No Time To Die, out this November. The 32-year old British actress was posing as her character Nomi at Pinewood Studios ahead of the 25th James Bond film, which sees the 00 agents switch to Nokia smartphones. Photo credit should read: Ben Maclean/NokiaFor more information contact Kate Bailey on 07896 055 088

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The action-packed photos feature Lashana in one of her costumes from the film, with all the 007 trimmings, including an Aston Martin DBS Superleggera and a Triumph Thruxton RS motorcycle.

And in keeping with the film franchise’s love of gadgets, every shot was taken on the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone.

Lashana, 32, said: “The world we live in now means we all have the ultimate gadget in our pockets and it’s amazing what smartphones can do nowadays.

“It’s exciting to be unveiling this new smartphone to celebrate the release of No Time To Die in November."

The images were taken by celebrity social media ‘phone-ographer’ Ben Maclean, who at one point found himself suspended 30 feet in the air on a rig to capture the action-packed images.

Nation of phone-ographers

The thrilling stills of the epic 00 shoot were created to mark the official release of the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone after research revealed a third of Brits consider themselves to be ‘phone-ographers’.

In fact, the average adult takes 12 pictures a day – working out at almost 4,500 per year.

It also emerged 31 per cent have become more of a fan of photography or ‘phone-ography’ since lockdown.

EDITORIAL USE ONLYNew 00 agent Lashana Lynch is photographed with a Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone ahead of her Bond debut in No Time To Die, out this November. The 32-year old was posing as her character Nomi at Pinewood Studios ahead of the 25th James Bond film which sees the 00 agents switch to Nokia smartphones. Photo credit should read: Mikael Buck/NokiaFor more information contact Kate Bailey on 07896 055 088

Florian Seiche, CEO of HMD Global which produces Nokia phones, said: “The Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone is the official phone partner for the 25th Bond movie No Time To Die, and we wanted to mark its launch with something truly epic.

“A 00 agent, 00 cars, 00 bikes, an 8,000 square foot stage at Pinewood Studios and a stunt phone-ographer capturing everything on the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone, felt about right and the results show the possibilities of this new smartphone."