|Above, Daniel Craig in Spectre. Photo: MGM/UA.|
...in the form of actor Daniel Craig.
According to the Los Angeles Times:
Apparently playing James Bond is still better than slashing one's wrists.
It's still Craig. Daniel Craig.
The British actor has reportedly signed on for the 25th Bond film despite his notorious disdain for playing the super spy. Craig said in 2015 that he would "rather slash [his] wrists" than return to the role — and if he did play 007 again, "it would be for the money."
The U.K.'s Mirror reported that Craig decided to stay on for Bond 25 after hearing of the wealth of British talent eyed to replace him. Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, James Norton and Aidan Turner were among the rumored contenders.Personally, I'm glad! Craig has been the best Bond since Sean Connery.
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