Will Daniel Craig overtake Roger Moore and become the James Bond franchise’s longest-running 007? Bond producer Michael G Wilson is reported to have said, “I’d love Daniel to surpass Roger’s record and do eight pictures. Daniel’s been an absolute pleasure to be around because he takes the role so seriously. There’s really no one more passionate about making these films work than him – he’s a filmmaker’s dream.” Wilson’s comments were reported by London’s The People. Craig is currently shooting his third Bond film, Skyfall, which Sony/Columbia is set to release November 9, 2012. Of Craig doing five more 007 outings, Wilson told The People, “It’s certainly something we’ll be discussing with him once we finish shooting Skyfall.” The paper added that Wilson said there are big plans to mark the Bond films’ 50th anniversary in 2012. Those could include all of the former Bonds (Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Craig) together in one place and a visit to Pinewood to “show off sets from the latest film, as well as props and perhaps give movie master classes for film fans.”
By NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor | Monday, 19 December 2011 19:12 UKTags: Daniel Craig, James Bond, Skyfall
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