By: Dannie McGiboney
Daniel Craig’s No Time To Die castmates have paid a heartfelt tribute to the actor for his fifth and final outing as James Bond. Check out the farewell tribute here
The video begins with a brief montage of Craig’s work as James Bond continuing into Lashana Lynch’s compliments, ”The dedication to the work is something that I’ve never witnessed before,” She continues to praise his dedication, generosity, and humor to the role. She concludes her farewell, “We thank you for being the best ever and for carrying us through cinema history in a way that we never anticipated.”
Next, Jeffrey Wright and then Billy Magnussen bid Craig farewell with brief, but sweet messages of congratulations. Magnussen, additionally reflected on Craig’s commitment to the franchise, calling it an “honor” to witness it play out.
Léa Seydoux in a teary-eyed tribute “I want to thank him… because it was incredible to work with him… I have great admiration for the work he has done with this character. I feel very lucky to have been part of this film, but also very lucky to have worked with him… It’s coming to an end we did this amazing film, very emotional and so happy it after it was postponed… He deserves to have all of the success that he has with the film. I’m just very grateful.”
In the film, No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a peaceful life in Jamaica. His tranquillity is cut short when his old friend, Felix Leiter, from the CIA, turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
The 25th Bond film earned an estimated $56 million at the US box office in its first weekend and surpassed $300 million globally, securing a box office win over Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s $32 million.