“Cary [Jojo Fukunaga, the director] had a very clear vision of what he wanted to do and I think what he encouraged me to do and then after I left, Phoebe, was to continue to push us towards something that both continued the time honoured traditions of Bond, but also continued to ground it in a world which we live in.
“That was what was exciting to me about going to work on it. Cary and Daniel and Barbara [Broccoli, one of the producers of Bond] all recognised that that was where they wanted to take this episode.”
In a recent interview, Waller-Bridge has said she was brought in to add “spice” to the script, but clearly the movie will be based in a very clear reality compared to some of the older movies, especially influenced by the #MeToo movement.
Speaking to BBC Radio 4, she said: “They were just looking for tweaks across a few of the characters and a few of the storylines.”