No Time To Die Cast Says Goodbye to Daniel Craig in Emotional Final Video
Daniel Craig’s No Time To Die castmates have paid a heartfelt tribute to the actor to coincide with his fifth and final outing as James Bond.
To celebrate Daniel Craig’s five-film tenure as James Bond, IGN rounded up some messages from the No Time To Die cast to cap off 15 years of service playing Bond on the big screen, with Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Jeffrey Wright, and Billy Magnussen all bidding farewell to the 007 actor as he hangs up his tuxedo for one last time. Watch below:
“The dedication to the work is something that I’ve never witnessed before,” Nomi star Lashana Lynch said of Craig, praising his humor and devotion to the role. “He’s so giving… and because he gives his best work, you’re able to give your best work. We thank you for being the best ever and for carrying us through cinema history in a way that we never anticipated.”
Jeffrey Wright, who plays CIA agent Felix Leiter in the films, expressed congratulations to his co-star by offering him a short but sweet message of approval, while Billy Magnussen, who portrays CIA operative Logan Ash in the new 007 movie, reflected on Craig’s long-spanning commitment to the franchise, calling it an “honor” to witness it play out.
“I want to thank him because it was incredible to work with him,” Madeleine Swann star Léa Seydoux said in her teary tribute to the actor. “I have great admiration for the work he has done with this character. I feel very lucky to have been part of this film, but also very lucky to have worked with him… He deserves to have all of the success that he has with the film.”
In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
The 25th Bond film earned an estimated $56 million at the US box office in its first weekend and surpassed $300 million globally, securing a box office win over Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s $32 million, with the fifth-best US opening during the COVID-19 pandemic era. If you haven’t seen it yet, we have a rundown of everything you need to know before watching.
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