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33Daniel Craig’s Shit-Outta Bond … Movies.

I can’t say I’m too displeased. While I’m not a huge, mega-fan of the James Bond franchise, I have seen most of the movies. Who hasn’t? And while Craig is undeniably talented, I never did think he pulled the whole Bond thing off very well. He was like the less-attractive, second-cousin of a real James Bond that just happened to be a bit more ruthless and violent. And available.

I preferred Pierce Brosnan, but that’s because I think he was, by far, the studliest bond. Some might disagree and say that Sean Connery was The Original and All-Transcending Bond, but I beg to differ.

Anyway, you don’t have to worry about seeing Craig’s mug trying to pull James Bond off anymore — at least for the time being. Reps for EON Productions, the production company for the newest Bond movie, have stated that the latest installment, which was supposed to feature Craig as Bond, has been “indefinitely suspended”:

“Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio, we have suspended development on Bond 23 indefinitely. We do not know when development will resume and do not have a date for the release of Bond 23.”

Damn, Bond fans. Bummer.

Who was your favorite Bond-dude?

April 20, 2010 at 8:05 am by Sarah
Filed Under: Daniel Craig

33 Responses to “Daniel Craig’s Shit-Outta Bond … Movies.”

  1. JustMe says:

    I reckon Pierce Brosnan was the handsomest Bond too!

  2. Erandyn says:

    Hell, yeah… Brosnan was THE Bond. I wish they’d gotten him on board when he was in his 30s. Om nom nom.

  3. SaintSalieri says:

    My vote goes to the lesser known Timothy Dalton. But of course, he was my first Bond, so I’m a little biased.

  4. blah says:

    No way. Daniel Craig is the hottest Bond. Pierce was a bit too much of a dandy (and old) for my liking.

    • Evs says:

      totally agree with you on this one, Daniel Craig was badass and could seduce the ladies, win win

      • BeetFan says:

        Definitely in agreement! For years the guys got to watch a woman come out of the sea but when Daniel Craig walked on to the sand—-Oh yeah Baby!

  5. Stephanie says:

    NOOOOOOO! I fell in love with Daniel Craig as James Bond. I thought he was spectacular and drop-dead sexy. This is awful news. So sad :(

  6. Jessica says:

    :( Daniel Craig was my favorite Bond. Blonde and rough around the edges? Yes, please.

  7. Rosita says:

    Agreed, Brosnan FTW

  8. Danielle says:

    To be fair, it should be noted that the writer/creator of James Bond has stated that Daniel Craig was the actor who best portrayed his original vision of who Bond is.

    • piedlourde says:

      If you’re referring to the author of the James Bond books, I’m sad to say that Ian Fleming passed away in 1964 (thanks, Wikipedia!). Or maybe you meant Albert R. Broccoli, famous James Bond movie producer, who died in 1996 (kudos, Wiki)?

      Cheekiness aside, I’ve heard Bond nerds saying that “Casino Royale” and Daniel Craig’s portrayal of Bond was truer to the source material than other incarnations. Bond was a ruthless sociopath after all and not a suave playboy à la Roger Moore.

      (I love Roger Moore’s Bond anyway — grew up watching the corny ’80s movies with him fighting giant Jaws, awesome Grace Jones and Christopher motherbleeping Walken.)

  9. danielle says:

    erm, i take that back.. it must have been a director or producer who said that, sooo it holds less water. of course they’d say that. lol.

    • piedlourde says:

      Damn, I missed your retraction so no my snippy comeback amounts to nothing. Damn you, Danielle, for foiling my evil master plan! I shall toss you in my huge tank filled with supersharks! Of course, I expect you to die.

  10. Whit says:

    Peirce Brosnan was a short little craptastic Bond. Didn’t do it for me at all. Daniel Craig did do it for me, however. Especially when he rips his bloody shirt off in Casino Royale. Hot.

  11. Señor Loco says:

    Sorry if I’m soundin’ old school, but Connery was the best Bond — especially if you compare him to the character in the Ian Fleming novels. BTW, did you hear what Connery said about the volcano in Iceland? He said, “It’sh a real ash hole.”

  12. Mrs. Kitty says:

    Daniel Craig yum yum.

  13. jeneria says:

    This list of Bond actors goes (in chronological order)
    * Sean Connery
    * David Niven
    * George Lazenby
    * Roger Moore
    * Timothy Dalton
    * Pierce Brosnan
    * Daniel Craig
    I gotta say Lazenby or Moore or Brosnan.

  14. Lisa says:

    Daniel Craig is definitely my favorite Bond. That guy is so f-ing hot.

  15. Jolee says:

    Craig all the way! But it could just be how the director has portrayed him. When I saw Brosnan pop a champagn bottle out of the center console of a car, I thought “How Lame!” Like that is all it takes to seduce a woman? Daniel Craig’s Bond brings you into what it would be like to be a spy, not “playing” at being a spy.

  16. ltc says:

    CONNERY! hands down. Goldfinger! C’mon now!! No comparing!

  17. DarkEmpress says:

    Daniel Craig is my favourite Bond because he was the most manly.Its easier to believe that he can pull off those feats than the other pretty boy Bonds. I love that scene in the first movie where he is chasing that guy through the construction site. Brilliant!

  18. BeetFan says:

    I am still shocked that there was any support at all for Dalton or Brosnan. Seriously? Daniel Craig is by far the closest to Connery!

  19. ceci says:

    BEST EVER: SEAN CONNERY!!! he is suave and handsome and just sexy with style and maachooo! of course, if u see him now its all over, you will never get that image out of your head and wont be able to enjoy his ´younger bond days´.

  20. b says:

    DC is hot and all, but I agree. he is just lacking the swagga of a true James Bond. I loved Pierce- he was my favorite- and Sean Connery was great.. but yeah, I saw the first bond movie with daniel craig and decided to skip the rest. its just lacking…

  21. SolitaryAngel says:

    BROSNAN ftw

  22. sandy says:

    Hold the phone… the movie’s suspended indefinitely, right. But if/when they resume production, who says DC won’t be Bond? They can’t not make it EVER. These movies make a ton of money.

    I guess they cost a ton of money too, but is there no hope at all?

    (Best Bonds were Craig, then Brosnan, then Connery, btw. Moore was clownish, and Dalton just pitiful.)

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