Daniel Craig Rumoured To Be In The Next Two Bond Films, Including A Controversial Remake

Bond 26 will revisit the most divisive 007 outing of them all, apparently

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After months of speculation over who might replace Daniel Craig as James Bond, there are now reports the actor has not only signed up for Bond 25 but will star in Bond 26, too.

Craig – rumoured to have almost quit the franchise over differences with outgoing director Sam Mendes – is listed on his IMDB page as appearing in the next instalment, which worryingly sounds like it may be called Shatterhand.

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But according to the Sun, he isn't going to stop there.

"There was plenty of talk about who would be the next Bond but Barbara has managed to talk Daniel into two more films," they paper claim to have been told by an insider.

"He is loved by audiences around the world and has driven a real resurgence for the movies at the box office, so bosses knew they couldn't lose him just yet.

"The script is nearly ready for the 25th film, so there is no time to waste on getting Daniel locked in."

This is where things get really interesting / spurious, however.

According to Mr Source, Craig's last film is going to be a remake of arguably the most controversial film in the 007 canon – On Her Majesty's Secret Service, better known as 'the one where George Lazenby cries'.

"The deal is almost done and the idea of returning to On Her Majesty's Secret Service for the 26th movie is really exciting," the Definitely Not Made Up Person is quoted as saying.

"The film sees James get married, only for his wife to be killed, so it would be an explosive way to end his reign as 007."

This feels just about plausible if you theorise that Craig wants more of an 'acting challenge' for his last hurrah, after his last two rather by-numbers outings as Bond. But the idea they've got any plans locked in for Bond 26 seems rather fanciful at this stage.