Daniel Craig learned he was the next James Bond while standing in the grocery store. So he bought vodka. Well, did you expect anything different? Craig told the BBC how he spent his celebratory day after earning the role in the James Bond film. And it was more solitary than you might think.
The actors were shopping as soon as they heard the news of the James Bond film
These days, we hear a lot about Daniel Craig’s illustrious, 15-year career in James Bond movies. that’s because he’s starring in no time to die, his last film as Kahaani Jasoos. And out of this celebration of the end comes the discussion of the beginning. The very beginning, to clarify.
Craig told BBC How did he spend his time after finding out that he would be the next James Bond? casino Royale (2006). He was grocery shopping at Whole Foods, and got a call. “Barbara said, ‘Over to you kiddo’ and I was like ‘OK’ and she was like, ‘Yeah, that’s it,’” Craig recalled.
Craig was referring to longtime James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli.
Daniel Craig couldn’t tell anyone about his new role
What did he do next… mundane.
“I did this work with the trolley where I pushed it into the corner and I went to the off-license section of Whole Foods and bought a bottle of vodka and a bottle of vermouth and a cocktail shaker and a cocktail glass and went home and Started mixing myself these drinks,” Craig explained.
Craig acknowledged that it was “rather sad”. And eventually, he made his way out the door to publicly signal the momentous accomplishment without fully revealing it.
“It was quite sad because I couldn’t tell anyone because it was still a secret,” he continued. “And by that time I had about three [drinks] I went to a bar where I had three more and I must have a smile on my face, because the barman was like ‘What are you so happy about?’ And I was like, ‘I can’t tell you but something great has happened’ and he said ‘Well… it’s on me.’”
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The exchange wasn’t exactly a James Bond movie action scene. But it was actually the beginning of something much bigger.
beyond casino Royale, also starring Daniel Craig quantum of Solace (2008), sky fall (2012), and the dark shadow (2015). So, it’s been a long time. After 15 years and 5 Bond movies (2 less than Sean Connery and Roger Moore each), he’s giving away gadgets and explosions.
Craig replaced Pierce Brosnan. There’s no word on who the next Bond will be, but a recent video has surfaced in which Daniel Craig calls his James Bond films an “honour.”
Craig says in the video, “A lot of people here worked with me on five pictures, and I know a lot has been said about these movies or whatever I think of them all. ” “But I love every single second of these movies, and especially this one, because I wake up every morning and I get to work with you guys. And it’s one of the biggest honors of my life.” Used to be.”
Craig will also receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 6 – two days before no time to dieUS release. Plus, it’ll be right next to Roger Moore.
It’s a fitting conclusion to a story that began with solitary martinis and a well-kept casting secret.
‘No time to die’: Daniel Craig bids emotional farewell to Bond franchise