Daniel Craig has backtracked on quitting Bond, saying he may return to the franchise but right now he just wants to stop being asked about it and have a nice sit down.
“The simple answer at the moment is I don’t want to think about it,” Craig told The Today Show. “I just don’t want to think about it. I want to think about other things.
“I want to go home.”
Last month, Craig angered Sony by suggesting Spectre would be his last Bond film despite having reportedly signed a five-movie contract, saying: “I’m over it at the moment. We’re done. All I want to do is move on.”
He also said he’d “rather break this glass and slash my wrists” than return to the character, a controversial comment he had a pretty good analogy for.
“If you’re 200 yards from the end of a marathon, and someone comes running up to you and says, ‘Are you going to run another marathon?’ there’s two words you use, and not on a morning show,” he said.
“So that’s really what that was about. And I’ve had massive amounts of fun making this film. Probably more fun on this film than I have on all the others put together.”
Basically, Craig is just a bit exhausted by all the Bond promo stuff, and who can blame him:
Long-serving producer Barbara Broccoli is confident he will return after the dust has settled though, telling The Mirror: “We think we’ve got him but we don’t have a contract.”
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