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After Exiting James Bond Film Himself, Director Danny Boyle Shares His Pick For Who Should Succeed Daniel Craig

Prior to Cary Fukunaga coming aboard to helm No Time to Die, Daniel Craig’s fifth and final outing as James Bond, Yesterday’s Danny Boyle was attached to direct what was once simply known as Bond 25. Creative differences led to Boyle and writer John Hodge’s exit from the project, but that doesn’t mean he’s not interested in sharing his opinions on the 007 franchise anymore. In fact, he’s shared who he thinks should succeed Craig as Bond: Robert Pattinson.

Daniel Craig began his run as James Bond in 2006’s Casino Royale, and he bid the character adieu last year in No Time to Die. You can read through our No Time to Die ending breakdown to learn how things ended for this iteration of the character, but looking to the future, Danny Boyle threw out the name of The Batman’s lead actor as a candidate for the next Bond while speaking with Esquire, saying:

[Robert] Pattinson would be a great Bond.


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