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07 March 2006  |  Written by   

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Judi Dench is the latest Bond crew member to jump to Daniel Craig's defence after months of fan outrage and the poor man being landed with a Ford Mondeo as a Bond car. "I hate how people have been attacking Daniel Craig," said the Oscar-nominated Dame. "It's despicable and it disgusts me. I have filmed with him in Prague and the and he is a fine actor. He brings something new and edgy to the role. His critics will be proved wrong." Phew, bring on November if only to cease this back and forth defence!

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exellent choice
Daniel Craig is a exellent choice to play james Bond as he has all the dimond in the rough qualitys needed to play the character JAMES BOND IS MENT TO BE A RIGHT NASTY BASTARD ANYWAY and is the best choice after Tom MacColl turned it down because of the agent that was chosen for him ( he was an unkowm that they were concidering) More

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Bond and Bourne are different animals. By all means use the tone of the latter as a reference, but don't make Bond as low key.  More

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THANK YOU DAME JUDI! James Bond has gone from stength to strength with DAD grossing the most! Daniel Craig is a fine actor who will do Fleming justice as the gritty, British spy, not the sugar coated sex-object Brosnan was (even though he was good!). CRITICS AND FANS LEAVE CRAIG ALONE! More

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