Helen Flanagan in in talks to become the next Bond girl.

The 23-year-old actress recently met with casting directors in Los Angeles do discuss the part after they were impressed with her ''great figure'' and screen charisma.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''They felt she had a unique look, great figure and natural charm on screen.''

The blonde beauty is reportedly up against Sports Illustrated Swimwear model Kate Upton who is in the running for the coveted spot.

The movie - currently known only as 'Bond 24' - is scheduled to start shooting in 2015 and sees Daniel Craig reprising his role as 007 for a fourth time.

'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes is returning to helm the movie, while Naomie Harris will play Miss Moneypenny again.

Rumours have circulated that the film will be called 'Devil May Care' after Sebastian Faulks' 2008 novel which was written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of James Bond creator IAN FLEMING's birth.