INDIA: Scottish actor Daniel Craig, as 007 James Bond, featured in Casino Royale (2006) for the first time and achieved instant international fame with his muscular body and emotional content. An eponymous film series, which featured British Secret Service Agent fighting the evil in Society will see the departure of Daniel Craig, as James Bond in the film ‘No Time To Die,’ scheduled for release in theatres in India on September 30, 2021. Of course, the series will continue, but with a different Bond.
Daniel Craig is an alumnus of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and a Graduate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, City of London, U.K.
14 James Bond in the making
There were 14 actors who played the role of James Bond: Barry Nelson (1954), Bob Holness (1956), Bob Simmons (1962), Sean Connery (1962-67), Roger Moore(1973-85), David Niven(1967), George Lazenby(1969), Christopher Cazenove (1973), Timothy Dalton(1987-89) ,Michael Jayson(1990), Toby Stephens(2002), Pierce Brosnan(1995-2002), and Daniel Craig(2006-2021).
An eponymous film series of British Secret Service Agents
In the past 58 years,25 James Bond movies were released. While six secret service agents mysteriously shot to fame with their varying styles and aesthetics. Ian Fleming’s books got scripted for the James Bond Series with EON Productions, London, United Kingdom.
This marked the celebrated Bond, Sir Sean Connery’s (1962) journey with the film, “Dr. No” Since then, it has been no turning around in the James Bond Series.
Both Sir Sean Connery and Daniel Craig have one thing in common. The scene where they emerge from the sea in shorts (Dr. No.-1962) and (Casino Royale-2006).
The Bond Films produced by EON Productions
1. Dr. No (1962) – Sean Connery
2. From Russia with Love (1963) – Sean Connery
3. Goldfinger (1964) – Sean Connery
4. Thunderball (1965) – Sean Connery
5. You Only Live Twice (1967) -Sean Connery
6. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) – George Lazenby
7. Diamond Are Forever (1971) – Sean Connery
8. Live and Let Die (1973) – Roger Moore
9. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) -Roger Moore
10. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) – Roger Moore
11. Moonraker (1979) -Roger Moore
12. For Your Eyes Only (1981) – Roger Moore
13. Octopussy (1983) – Roger Moore
14. A View to a Kill(1995) – Roger Moore
15. The Living Daylights (1987) – Timothy Dalton
16. Licence to Kill (1989) – Timothy Dalton
17. Golden Eye (1995) – Pierce Brosnan
18. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) – Pierce Brosnan
19. The World Is Not Enough ( 1999) Pierce Brosnan
20. Die Another Day (2002) – Pierce Brosnan
21. Casino Royale (2006) – Daniel Craig
22. Quantum of Solace (2008) – Daniel Craig
23. Skyfall (2012) -Daniel Craig
24. Spectre (2015) – Daniel Craig
25. No Time to Die (2021) – Daniel Craig
Ahead of the premiere of his latest film ‘No Time To Die’, Craig has been made an honorary commander in the Royal Navy. Interestingly, it is the same rank held by his famous character James Bond.
Craig said that he was truly privileged and honored to receive the honorary title.
See the official trailer of ‘No Time To Die’ here: Official Trailer of No Time To Die