Spears to Name Baby London? James Bond MIA?
September 1, 2005

The rumors never end in Tinseltown -- but luckily, "Extra" is here to set the record straight! So from Britney Spears baby news to a case of the missing 007, here's your latest edition of Rumor Control.

Britney Spears isn't really a Brit, but is it true that the mom-to-be is planning to name her baby London?

Yes -- If it's a boy, Spears and her husband, Kevin Federline, will reportedly name him London because that is where they first fell in love. But if the couple has a girl, Spears reportedly plans to name her Addison, which apparently has no geographical significance.

Meanwhile, it's only been a couple of weeks since Madonna's horrifying horseback riding accident, but is it true that the pop queen has already gone back to work?

Yes -- Madonna showed up to the West London set of a Motorola commercial she's shooting with her arm in a sling and not a hair out of place.

And finally, London is calling for a new James Bond to replace Pierce Brosnan. But is 007 missing in action?

Yes -- According to The Hollywood Reporter, the search for the next James Bond has casting directors, "shaken and stirred." Hugh Jackman was said to be "not tough enough" to play the secret agent, while Colin Farrell was thought to be too much of a bad boy. And directors though Ewan McGregor was too short for the role.

"ER" star Goran Visnjic is among the actors who reportedly auditioned to be Bond. But 007's identify better be revealed soon -- shooting starts in January.

 

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