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Axed Bond director Danny Boyle just confirmed Daniel Craig’s ‘surreal’ Bond demands

DANNY BOYLE dramatically left Bond 25 No Time To Die over reported clashes with Daniel Craig and the producers. The director just gave a new interview and clarified exactly what happened including Craigs surreal demands.Boyle is currently promoting his new Disney + show Pistol but naturally still gets asked about 007. He had sensationally been the man to set up Daniel Craigs Bond with The Queen for the London Olympics opening ceremony.

When he equally sensationally was suddenly no longer the director of Bond 25 in late August 2018 few creative differences. However speculation was rife with some of it later proving to be extremely accurate. One report said Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli are believed to have wanted Bond to die in a spectacular finale according to sources. But Oscar winner Boyle 61 refused to kill off the secret agent labelling the idea ridiculous. It turned out those sources did actually know half of what they are talking about.Lo and behold Craigs secret agent did die in a spectacular missile-fuelled explosion and its increasingly clear this was paramount on the actors mind when he agreed to come back after SPECTRE.Many had expected it to be his last film with 007s slo mo walk off into the sunset with girlfriend Madeleine Swann seemingly signalling a feel good finale. The actor also made those infamous I would rather slit my wrists comments about returning to film another Bond movie.

It was later clarified that he actually meant right now and just needed a break from the gruelling filming regime. There was also that rather muted underwhelming overall reaction to Bond 24 and a sense a big finish was required. However once Craig made the return for No Time To Die even Boyle has now confirmed that there was no way the star was ever going to make another film after that.There would have been a completely different plot with the dramatic climax and Craigs final exit taking place in Russia. Boyle said The truth is that Daniel had negotiated with them as part of his deal that he could die which is a surreal prospect. That was built in.Its an understandable exit plan for Daniel and we embraced that hugely. We had a plan for him. However Boyle and his teams plans did not line up with the franchises producers Barbara Broccoli Michael G Wilson and Craig himself.

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