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Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by Woody, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. Woody

    Woody TRIBE Member

    Daniel Craig: the first blond James Bond

    Jay Stone
    CanWest News Service

    October 11, 2005

    Daniel Craig, who starred in the gangster flick Layer Cake, has been chosen as the new James Bond, reported British papers. (Sony Pictures Classics)

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    It's Craig. Daniel Craig.

    The 37-year-old star of of the gangster film Layer Cake has been chosen as the next James Bond, British newspapers are reporting this week.

    Craig will make his debut as 007 in Casino Royale, according to both the Sun and the Daily Mail.

    "As far as I know, it's confirmed," said a spokesman for Columbia Pictures, which will be releasing the new film next year.

    Craig, who also had roles in Lara Craft: Tomb Raider and Road to Perdition, follows David Niven, Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan in the role of the suave spy.

    The Sun reported that Craig's main competition had been British star Clive Owen, who was nominated for an Oscar for Closer in 2004. However, the Mail said the 18-month search to replace Brosnan came down to Craig and newcomer Henry Cavill.

    "The pair were auditioned again and tried on tuxedos to see how they would look in the quintessential Bond clothing," it said.

    The newspapers reported Craig will sign a three-film deal that will make him the first blond Bond. Craig was recently in the news when he was linked with actress Sienna Miller, the ex-girlfriend of Jude Law.
     
  2. basketballjones

    basketballjones TRIBE Member

    nice one....just watched him in Layer Cake....good actor....never seen him b4 that i can remember
     
  3. fuzzy

    fuzzy TRIBE Member

    that would be a good choice
     
  4. vinder

    vinder TRIBE Member

    he was really good in layer cake, good choice.
     
  5. basketballjones

    basketballjones TRIBE Member

    did u read the book vinder?
    they change a bunch of things, but still a good movie
     
  6. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    blond hair?

    ...PFFFT!
     
  7. Sleepy Giant

    Sleepy Giant TRIBE Member

    Awh... I know it's old news that Brosnan is quitting, but I really really liked him as 007.

    IMO he was right up there with Sean Connery and Roger Moore. (Blasphemy, I know)
     
  8. MissBlu

    MissBlu TRIBE Member

    Mmmmmmmmmmm :)
     
  9. Aerius Zension

    Aerius Zension TRIBE Member

    They shoulda got this guy instead.



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  10. dicksherwood

    dicksherwood TRIBE Member

    bartokumas....balki. bartokumas.
     
  11. Aerius Zension

    Aerius Zension TRIBE Member

    Martini?

    Hellooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  12. Aerius Zension

    Aerius Zension TRIBE Member



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