Daniel Craig to play 007 one more time

The 51-year-old actor has agreed to play 007 yet again for the 25th James Bond movie due to release in November 2019.

Bond 25, the as-yet untitled 25th film in the long-running 007 franchise, will debut in the USA on November 8, 2019, EON Productions and MGM said in a joint statement on Monday.

The untitled film, which is simply being called Bond 25 for now, is being written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.

Idris Elba, Tom Hardy and Tom Hiddleston have all been linked to the role, although the New York Times have reported that Craig's return is a "done deal". The actor went on adding, "If I did another Bond movie, it would only be for the money", and money could be a good enough reason for it too as the actor was last paid an estimated £39million for the last edition "Spectra". As at the time of writing this article, the project is still without a director, distributor, and the supporting cast.

Of late, Daniel Craig had made impressions when he lamented his participation in the epic franchise, thereby making people question Daniel Craig's dedication to the cause.

His reprisal of the role for a fifth time has been the subject of much speculation after the actor said in 2015 that he would rather slash his wrists than play Bond again. When is the new James Bond film out in the UK?

The next James Bond movie will be produced by Eon's Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

Daniel Craig, who has been playing the famous spy since the 2006 film Casino Royale, has not yet been announced as the British Secret Service agent.

The franchise has been very successful with Craig in the starring role.

  • Jacqueline Ellis