, the actor who plays
, recently discussed whether he had any regrets about quitting the popular spy-action series.
Craig was chosen to play the MI6 agent in 2006’s
, which served as a narrative reset after
left the James Bond series in 2002.
The actor kept playing the part for four hugely successful prequels, ending his run with 2021’s No Time to Die, in which Bond was absent.
Craig discussed whether or not he regretted leaving the James Bond series via Variety.
When asked if he had any regrets, the actor responded that he had not and claimed he was “lucky” to have spent 17 years as a part of the franchise.
Bond was first featured in Ian Fleming’s 1953 book Casino Royale, but it wasn’t until 1962’s Dr. No, starring
A legacy that is strongly ingrained in contemporary pop culture was created over the course of the following 60 years as the role was represented by six performers in 25 films.
The series had a fantastic opportunity to recast Bond with a new face when he gave his life in the suspenseful conclusion of No Time to Die.
Broccoli clarified that they still need to decide how to proceed with the next instalment of the protracted movie series.
A younger actor might need to be hired if the James Bond series is to be reinvented.