It's finally officially official: Daniel Craig is coming back for a 5th time to portray 007 in Bond 25 and Danny Boyle is set to direct. If that wasn't enough, it has also been announced that the long awaited movie will begin filming in December. Craig, who previously said that he'd rather slit his wrists than paly the iconic character again, teased that he'd be on board for Bond 25 on a recent red carpet interview. However, when asked about Boyle directing he said, "we'll see, we'll see." The official James Bond Twitter account has confirmed that Danny Boyle will direct Bond 25 with a script that was written by John Hodge. Additionally, this is the first real confirmation that Daniel Craig is on board. And no, he has not slit his wrists. Instead, it looks like Craig is set to earn a boat load of cash for signing on to play James Bond for the 5th time, which would more than likely prevent the actor from taking his own life. Production on Bond 25 will begin on December 3rd, while MGM … [Read more...] about Daniel Craig Is Officially Back for Bond 25, Danny Boyle Is Directing
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Updated 7:05 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. After more than a decade at Sony Pictures, James Bond has a few new homes. In a joint announcement with their new partners Thursday, May 24, 2018, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said Universal Pictures will release the 25th installment of the superspy franchise internationally while MGM will release the film in the U.S. Craig will be reprising his role as 007 in the film and Oscar-winner Danny Boyle will direct. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity … [Read more...] about Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm
Daniel Craig is reportedly set to earn $25 million for starring in the new James Bond movie.The 50-year-old actor is set to reprise the role as the iconic British agent in 'Bond 25', and it's been claimed by Variety that Daniel will receive an eye-watering fee for his final appearance as 007.The fee is more than any other actor is set to earn in the coming years, with Dwayne Johnson supposedly set to receive $22 million for starring in 'Red Notice' in 2020 and Vin Diesel having recently pocketed $20 million for 'The Fate of the Furious', which was released last year.Despite this, Craig was initially reluctant to commit to the upcoming project, saying at one stage that he'd rather cut his wrists than return to the part.Asked in 2015 whether he could imagine another film in the role, he replied: "Now? I'd rather ... slash my wrists. No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I want to do is move on."But the British star subsequently … [Read more...] about Daniel Craig to earn $25 million for Bond 25
Daniel Craig is reportedly being paid $25 million for his services on James Bond 25. While there are a great many of uncertainties in regards to the upcoming entry in the long-running franchise, it's certain that the actor is going to be taking home a massive paycheck for his final go as the iconic MI6 spy. This also makes him the highest-paid actor for a single movie in Hollywood right now, according to a new report that reveals what actors and actresses are commanding for their biggest movies. The age of the movie star is largely dead, as moviegoers are much more concerned with franchises they care about and quality movies, as opposed to turning up to see a particular star. In the case of James Bond 25, that changes a lot. Daniel Craig's 007 is truly beloved and people want to see him go out on top. Not only that, but the actor famously said he would rather slash his wrists rather than do another Bond movie after Spectre. So the studio is having to put up some major money, to the … [Read more...] about Daniel Craig Scores Huge $25M Payday for James Bond 25?
There aren’t as many truly expensive A-list actors as their once were. Mega celebrities have somewhat stepped to the side in the wake of effects-driven popcorn blockbusters. People see movies for the brand more than the people in it now. At least for the most part. There are still a few actors out there who comes with a hefty price tag on them (Dwayne Johnson and Robert Downey Jr. to name a few). Variety recently published the costs of some of the highest paid actors in Hollywood right now. At the top of their list? Daniel Craig for James Bond 25. Also read: Daniel Craig Gently Making ‘James Bond’ More Female Friendly Craig is estimated to be paid a whopping $25 million for his fifth go-around as 007. To put that in perspective, the entire budget for Dr. No, the first Bond film, was $1.1 million and grossed a total of $59 million. The world has always been a little obsessed with the castings of the original gentleman spy. Originally conceived of by Ian Fleming, … [Read more...] about How Much Daniel Craig Is Getting Paid For ‘James Bond 25’