Superstar diva Mariah Carey has agreed to sing the theme to the next James Bond film - as long as she can have a MADONNA-style cameo role.

The film, known only as BOND 21 at the moment, will be the final one in the spy series to star Pierce Brosnan in the lead role, and will be released in 2005.

A Bond source confirms, "Mariah has had meetings with producers BARBARA BROCCOLI and MICHAEL G WILSON.

"She was asked if she'd consider singing the theme tune for Bond 21. Mariah said she wanted a part in the new film although the story hasn't been discussed yet."

Filmmakers will begin concentrating on the final Brosnan outing once they have finalised plans for a Bond spin-off featuring Die Another Day actress Halle Berry, who set the screen alight as sexy agent JINX in the last film.

06/08/2003 14:11