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And the Next Bond Is Craig

October 15, 2005 (3:05 am) GMT
English actor Daniel Craig has been chosen to replace Pierce Brosnan as the next James Bond

It's him, yes it's . The English actor has been chosen as the next 007 agent James Bond. He's been chosen to replace and successfully beat off competition from , and unknown actor to be the first blond Bond.

Concerning his choosing Craig commented "It's something else. I'm speechless. I've just got to step up to the plate and deal with it. I had a confidence about it but then that's because of the people around me who made me feel good about it. I knew positively on Monday. I was in Baltimore when I took the call. My first reaction was I needed a drink."

The highly anticipated "" is Martin Campbell direction and is set to begin in January.

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