"You aren't very handsome man — 40 baht"

"You aren't very handsome man — 40 baht"

Casino Royale director Martin Campbell revealed he had one doubt about casting Daniel Craig as James Bond — that he wasn't good-looking enough:

"My only reticence with Daniel; he was really a superb actor, there's no doubt about that. But it was the fact that people like Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan were all traditional-looking Bonds. 

"All handsome guys, all sexy, all very attractive to women, and so forth. Daniel was tougher and rugged but wasn't a traditionally handsome guy. So I just thought about that for a minute, and apart from that, absolutely, it was always him".

The two-time Bond director also told Henry Cavill he was "a little tubby" during his screentest of the role that eventually went to Daniel.

Quite judgmental, our Martin, isn't he?

Copyright © 2023 J W Emery Ltd. All rights reserved.

Joe Emery

Joe is Editor of For Bond Fans Only and a writer by trade. When he's not watching Bond, he can be found listening to The Beatles and worrying about West Ham. You can find him on Twitter @joeemerywrites

Previous PostAll Black people related to Idris Elba, insists the Daily Heil
Next Post"I've been queer before..."