“Sure, yeah,” Craig said. “I don’t know how much I’ll miss this,” gesturing at the red carpet event unraveling in the background.
“Maybe. We’ll see. I’ll think about it tomorrow,” he added.
European correspondent for Nine News Brett McLeod then asked the 007 alumni whether he would “do a Sean Connery” and reprise the role in the future, triggering a very blunt response from the star: “Nope, definitely not.”
The journalist continued by asking Craig whether he had “any preference” as to who should replace him as Bond, drawing out another point-blank response: “Not my problem”.
Craig was joined by a star-studded lineup on the glamorous night.
Guests in attendance included Lashana Lynch, Léa Seydoux, director Cary Joji Fukunaga, Rami Malek, Ana de Armas, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Billie Eilish among others.
Four members of the royal family – the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, the Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Charles — also walked the red carpet, along with producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson.
No Time To Die will be released on 30 September in the UK and 8 October in the US.
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