03/16/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

Sophie Marceau, edging out Sharon Stone, for the role of the evil Electra to Pierce Brosnan's 007, for the next James Bond movie, according to France's Le Parisien. Marceau, 32, costarred in "Braveheart" and a version of "Anna Karenina." She also appears in fragrance adds.

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