11/04/2011 at 02:50 PM EDT
Just as the new Bond girl
Bérénice Marlohe was revealed, the franchise's latest Miss Moneypenny was announced as well.
Naomie Harris, 35, will play Eve, a field agent, the actress confirmed at a London press conference for the franchise's latest film, Skyfall
The upcoming movie is the James Bond franchise's 23rd installment.
"I've been doing yoga three times a week, stunt driving and firing machine guns – which I discovered I had a real taste for," Harris, the first black actress to play this role, told reporters. "I'm raring to go!"
– Monique Jessen and Dahvi Shira