Soon after the present aired, a clip of Craig went viral which noticed the actor saying: “Ladies and gentlemen, The Weeknd”, in a world weary voice together with his arms outstretched.
Since July 2020, Twitter account @CraigWeekend has posted the meme each Friday to its followers to have a good time the arrival of the weekend; the account now has nearly half one million followers.
Speaking to The New York Times, Craig, who doesn’t use social media, responded by telling a reporter he’d by no means heard of the viral account.
“I don’t know what that is, but thank you,” stated Craig. He later added: “That’s lovely” when he noticed the account and realise what it was.
Speaking to The New York Times, Craig, whose final movie as Bond is now in cinemas, admitted that he thought he could be somebody who “was just amongst the mix – someone to dismiss”, he instructed the publication.
He went on to say that, at finest, he thought he’d be provided a task of a villain: “Here you go, have a baddie,” he recalled.
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Soon after the audition, he was forged as Ian Fleming’s well-known spy, first enjoying the position in Casino Royale, which was launched in 2006. His follow-up movies had been Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre and the newly launched No Time To Die, which is Craig’s closing outing as Bond.
Reviewing the movie this week, The Independent stated: “Cary Joji Fukunaga has made a smashing piece of action cinema with No Time to Die – it’s just a shame it had to be a Bond film. For all the delays, the rumours around Danny Boyle’s departure, the months spent building up Daniel Craig’s final farewell in the role, what’s most disappointing about the film is how strangely anti-climatic the whole thing feels.”