Daniel Craig says that Steven Spielberg made him take on his 007 role

Daniel Craig says that Steven Spielberg made him take on his 007 role

Hollywood, Actor

13/1/2022 11:39:00 AM

Daniel Craig says that Steven Spielberg made him take on his 007 role

Daniel Craig says that Steven Spielberg was the one who made him take on his 007 role. The 53-year-old actor — who bowed out of his role as James Bond in 2021's No Time to Die after five movies — has revealed he only agreed to take on the part of the iconic spy for Casino Royale back in 2006...

Daniel Craig says that Steven Spielberg was the one who made him take on his 007 role.The 53-year-old actor — who bowed out of his role as James Bond in 2021's No Time to Die after five movies — has revealed he only agreed to take on the part of the iconic spy for Casino Royale back in 2006 when he bumped into the legendary film director in a hotel by chance.

He said, "Steven was in the same hotel by chance. Can you get a more Hollywood moment? And I went 'Would you read this [the script] please?' He read it very quickly and said 'You have to do it'!'"Daniel went on to explain that it was "very important" for someone in showbusiness as high up as Spielberg to be "inspired" by the role before he chose to accept it.

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