Daniel Craig Won’t Have Anything To Do With James Bond After No Time To Die

Daniel Craig has been an excellent James Bond over the years. One of the very best I’d say.

He started off with a bang with Casino Royale, which is to this day one of the best Bond movie ever made.

He then had a slight hiccup with Quantum Of Solace, but that film was a victim to the writers’ strike in Hollywood.

He picked things back up again with the incredible Skyfall, and then things fell apart with Spectre.

It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster ride which Craig’s Bond movies, but he’s always been excellent in the films, and their issues have nothing to do with him.

He’s also taken the role very seriously, and we’ll get to see him play the British Secret Agent – also known as 007 – one last time in No Time To Die, which is all set to become the cinematic event of 2020.

The film is being directed by Cary Fukunaga, he of True Detective fame, after having to step in for Danny Boyle who left the project due to creative differences.

Daniel Craig is definitely done with Bond after No Time To Die

Daniel Craig is done playing James Bond after No Time To Die

Daniel Craig is done playing James Bond after No Time To Die – Credit: Eon Productions

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By all reports, it hasn’t been an easy shoot, filled with on-set problems like parts of the set being burnt down and Craig suffering a broken ankle.

He does seem to broke or dislocate something every time he plays Bond.

Anyway, Craig was asked during an interview with German outlet Express.de whether he’d ever considered returning to the Bond franchise further down the line, perhaps as a director.

Craig’s response was a definite ‘No!’. Here’s what Craig had to say on the matter in full:

For God’s sake, no! I want to come home, eat something and then go to bed! If you’re a director, then at night you’re still with the producers, screenwriters, and what do I know on the phone! And then, after two hours of sleep, you have to go back up to the set. No thanks!

This response is pretty adamant. Craig doesn’t really want anything to have with the Bond franchise once he’s gone, and he certainly doesn’t want to direct a Bond movie.

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  1. bob

    Gee Whiz leave the poor man alone. He did a good job, made everyone happy, now he wants to rest. If he wants to come back later in a comedy or musical or even Bond whatever fine. But leave him alone!! Dammit.

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