Is Daniel Craig Done Playing James Bond? Here Are All the Facts You Need to Know
Daniel Craig may not be everybody’s favorite James Bond actor but he still holds the honor of being the one to play the iconic role for the longest time. As the next of the spy thriller’s installment is slated, fans and critics are wondering whether the 52-year-old star would be returning for another movie or not.
According to oddsmakers from the British betting company Ladbrokes, Craig’s odds of reprising his James Bond role for the series’ 26th film is at 5/1. This statement comes as the actor himself has said that ‘No Time To Die’, which will reportedly be released this coming November, will be his final appearance as agent 007.
The film would mark the fifth time Craig portrayed the British Secret Service spy after nabbing the coveted role in the mid-2000s. His silver screen debut as the character was in 2006’s ‘Casino Royale’. Craig inherited the role from predecessor Pierce Brosnan, who starred as Bond in four films from 1995 to 2002. Meanwhile, the continuation of the film franchise is also yet to be announced.
In the Running
Part of what makes some people still hopeful for Craig’s potential return is the lack of statements on who will replace him. Some favorites for the next James Bond include ‘Little Women’ actor James Norton and Game of Thrones star Richard Madden. The two bets reportedly have the highest odds to nab the role at 2/1 and 3/1, respectively, according to Ladbrokes. Norton has since denied the speculations.
Another one in the running is Scottish actor Sam Heughan who has actually admitted that he auditioned for the role for the 21st installment of the franchise. He was ultimately beat by Craig though. Meanwhile, it looks like it’s not just fans who want to see the actor as agent 007, Vin Diesel, who co-stars with Heughan in ‘Bloodshot’, agrees that he would be good for the role.
Speculations of Craig’s change of heart note that the actor has previously stated that he was done with the franchise after 2015’s ‘Spectre’ hit theaters only to return once again. Thus, some people are still holding out on the chance of history repeating itself.
Meanwhile, other rumors surrounding significant changes in the long-running franchise have been officially shut down. One of these is the possibility of finally casting a female actress as the next Bond. Barbara Broccoli, one of the movies’ producers, ended this rumor.
More in Entertainment
Tips On Getting Financially Organized
Money management and learning how to get the most out of every dollar is key to being successful because it allows...October 17, 2022
Here Are Some Best Sellers in Self-Help Books
Books can serve a variety of functions—from entertainment to education , but self-help books are intended to assist us in improving...October 4, 2022
Here’s Why Having A Chief Of Staff Is Necessary For Your Family Business
Family Businesses are a great way to generate generational wealth. They provide the community with experts in the field, but family...September 20, 2022
Do You Know Which Celebrities Had Famous Parents?
Long gone are the days when the children would inherit their parent’s profession; now, a farmer’s child may not become a...September 15, 2022
Wealthy Russians Are Quietly Unloading Real Estate Across The U.S.
For the longest time, wealthy Russians have made real estate investments in the United States. These oligarchs purchased a large number...September 7, 2022
Are You An MBA Graduate? Here Are Some Worthwhile Career Opportunities For You!
Having an MBA degree is a big plus nowadays. You can find tremendous career opportunities for MBA graduates, from human resources...August 24, 2022
Here’s What Every Entrepreneur Ought To Know About Seed Money
Starting a new business is just as exciting as it sounds. In fact, it is the first step towards becoming financially...August 16, 2022
Marilyn Monroe’s Secret Love That Ended In Miscarriage And Heartbreak
Marilyn Monroe is a name many people remember and will continue to remember as long as the American entertainment industry lives!...August 14, 2022
How Much Money Does It Take To Be Considered Wealthy In The U.S.?
The United States is a large and diverse country with big regional variances and even noticeable differences from one city to...July 31, 2022