Daniel Craig would 'rather slash wrists' than do another James Bond movie

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 October 2015
Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig has joked he would "rather slash his wrists" than sign up to another James Bond film after portraying the legendary MI6 agent for nearly a decade

Daniel Craig has joked he would "rather slash his wrists" than do another James Bond movie.

The 'SPECTRE' star, 47, has portrayed the legendary MI6 agent for nearly a decade and has admitted he now feels ready to hang up his gun and luxury tuxedo for the moment.

Asked if he wants to play the leading role again, Craig told Time Out magazine: "I'd rather break this glass and slash my wrists. No, not at the moment. Not at all."

He added: "That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I want to do is move on."

However, the handsome star, who became the highest-paid actor to play James Bond after he was handed a reported $10.7 million for 'Skyfall', has said he would only consider signing up for the next movie "for the money."

Meanwhile, although Craig is adamant he's ready to quit the franchise after the upcoming movie, he recently claimed he'd signed a contract that may require him to make another.

He said: "It's getting harder. But such is life. I'll keep going as long as I'm physically able. I'm contracted for one more - but I'm not going to make predictions.

"These movies don't get made very often. It's just the fourth time for me, a spit in the ocean. If you don't get excited about making a movie of this size with this cast, with Sam Mendes... then go home."


  • 3 stars
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 2h 28min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Stephanie Sigman
  • UK release: 26 October 2015

James Bond (Craig) comes up against a global crime syndicate, while back at home, the 00 programme is under threat from reckless moderniser C (Scott). With its swagger, dry humour and frequent, well-executed action it's a solid crowdpleaser, but the story is predictable, the characterisation is thin and overall it lacks…