“I should naturally have done a lot of Bond research”: Daniel Craig’s James Bond Was Misogynist in His Final Movie No Time To Die

The James Bond franchise continues to interest many fans since the next successor who would be portraying the iconic role of the titular character is yet to be unveiled. While many speculations are going around for the same, writer, Phoebe Waller-Bridge shared her thoughts on working on the final James Bond film for Daniel Craig.

Daniel Craig
James Bond star, Daniel Craig

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The actress had a significant role in the 2021 film as she was responsible for rewriting the female characters. However, her skills didn’t just restrict to the female characters as her writing also influenced the main character as well. However, her thoughts on developing the characters, especially Bond are quite different.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Opinions on Working in The Film, No Time To Die

Daniel Craig film, No Time To Die
A scene from No Time To Die 

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Daniel Craig led No Time To Die, the fifth film and last film of the actor in the James Bond franchise was critically praised for its overall performance that even grossed well in theatres. While everyone enjoyed the movie, Phoebe Waller-Bridge shared her opinions during a recent talk at London’s Haymarket Theatre on the movie and admitted how she had not prepared much before getting involved in the project.

“I should naturally have done a lot of Bond research [but] I didn’t do a huge amount of research for it. I’m not very good at homework. That says a lot.”

Despite her less preparation, she eventually enjoyed developing other characters while learning about it.

 “It is fun playing in someone else’s sandpit for a while as you learn stuff. I certainly learned what my Bond film would be like.”

She continued to state how her ideas would have affected the same.

“I learned how mine might have been slightly too camp. A bit misogynistic really. Daniel [Craig] knows that character better than anyone.” 

Despite not doing much homework, she was concerned when she got to know how Craig’s character would go through a tragic ending.

James Bond’s Tragic Ending Was Daniel Craig’s Decision

No Time To Die - James Bond Death Scene
No Time To Die – James Bond Death Scene

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The actress opened up about being nervous when she was putting her name on the final project as she then got to know about the tragic ending 007 would get in the movie.

She shared,

“I read the script not knowing. They had not told me and I was reading it and I was like, ‘No.’ I was angry, then I thought ‘What the hell, everyone is going to blame me anyway.’ I definitely want to be involved.”

She clarified that everyone might blame her for what happened with the spy in the film. However, the death sequence was what the lead actor wanted for his character. He had previously opened up about getting away from the character after doing just one film, however, he continued to break the charts and decided to finally put his hat down in his fifth movie in the franchise.

Source: Independent

Priya Sharma
Priya Sharma

Priya Sharma is an entertainment niche content writer at Animated Times. A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the University of Lucknow, she has written nearly 1000 articles on Animated Times and Fandomwire combined and holds experience in event management too. She has a healthy(?) obsession with the Hallyu culture and is also exploring anime as well. When not working, she indulges herself in binge-watching K-dramas, playing Ukulele, and trying to seek the attention of her cute buddy, Shiro.

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