One of the great wonders of the James Bond character, created by the journalist Ian Fleming in 1953, is that regardless of the time in which it is developed, it remains true to its essence and adapts easily to today without the need to be subdued. to big changes. Proof of its success is that after the series of novels, it has managed to be present successfully through other media such as video games, comics and cinema.
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Changing an actor to play the same character is seldom so good, which is why now it has been difficult to see someone in the role of Wolverine other than Hugh Jackman, or it is almost impossible for the public to visualize someone more like Indiana Jones even pointing out that the character will always stick with Harrison Ford until the last moment. But in the case of agent 007 it has worked differently, because it is the character who stands out while the actor is only passing through, and the public is aware of it.
From David Niven, Barry nelson and George Lazenby, even Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan have left part of themselves in the history of the character throughout all its versions. The last face of Bond was that of Daniel Craig, who took the role in 2006 with 007: Casino Royale – 95% and will soon release what was his last presentation as the most famous spy of all time.
Now that No Time to Die will finally be released on October 8, Apple TV Plus shared a special called Being james bond, where Craig’s passage through the last 5 Bond films is explored; and on the occasion of this documentary, Filmthusiast shared a clip of the last day of filming of No Time To Die, where the actor shared an emotional farewell speech.
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Many people here worked with me on all five films. And I know a lot has been said about what I think about these tapes or all of those things. But I loved every second of them, and especially this one because I wake up every morning with the opportunity to work with you. And that has been one of the greatest honors of my life.
Daniel Craig’s farewell speech after wrapping No Time To Die, his last 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓 James Bond film. 🍸 @ 007 pic.twitter.com/xCqab3JK3z
– Filmthusiast (@itsfilmthusiast) September 17, 2021
In the video it is possible to observe the interpreter with emotions on the surface and on the verge of tears. To tell the truth, this does not mean that his acting career is submerged after playing James Bond, in fact, he has managed to stay afloat with other important roles such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – 86% or Between Razors and Secrets – 100%, and he certainly still has a long way to go.
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Finally, the end of this stage of the character opens the doors to new interpreters; For a couple of years, names of those who could be the favorites began to emerge and the same public has made their own bets, among which the names of Tom Hiddleston and Regé-Jean Page from Bridgerton stand out – 92%, however, No Time To Die introduces Lashana Lynch as the new 007, though he’s not entirely sure if she’ll star in future installments.
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