Entertainment James Bond No Time To Die: Daniel Craig, 51, looks dapper as 007 in FIRST POSTER for the 25th chapter of the film franchise
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Bond is back.
And, Daniel Craig, 51, looks dapper as 007 in the first poster for No Time To Die, the 25th chapter of the James Bond film franchise.
Bringing his signature 007 style to the shot, the movie star looked suave in a sleek black tuxedo and bow tie, paired with a crisp white shirt.
No Time To Die is the 25th chapter in the 007 franchise, which will see Daniel make his final outing as the iconic Secret Secret Service agent.
The film is co-written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge who was brought on board to sprinkle her magic on the script for the 25th movie in the film franchise based on Ian Fleming's hit novels.
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The film had previously been given the working title Shatterhand, however the title has since been changed to match Bond's more iconic film titles.
Production finally kicked off in April of this year, though it had already been delayed by several months following the departure of original director Danny Boyle.
The film, which also stars Naomie Harris, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Whishaw, sees Rami Malek take on the role of an as-yet-untitled villain.
But it has suffered a turbulent production process in recent months after Craig suffered a nasty ankle injury while filming a separate chase sequence in Jamaica, the spiritual home of Bond creator Ian Fleming.
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The actor underwent an operation followed by two weeks of rehabilitation in May, causing major delays to the long awaited production.
The official Twitter account for Bond 25 released a statement concerning his injuries at the time, writing: 'Daniel Craig will be undergoing minor ankle surgery resulting from an injury sustained during filming in Jamaica.
'Production will continue whilst Craig is rehabilitating for two weeks post-surgery. The film remains on track for the same release date in April 2020'.
Daniel, who has been seen filming intense, action packed scenes in Italy for the eagerly-anticipated film, broke his steely demeanour as he let loose at the wrap party for his filming in Matera, southern Italy last weekend.
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The actress, 31, who will now be known by Bond's old code name, looked every inch the MI6 agent as she donned a navy spy suit and wore a gun strapped to her leg. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Exhilarating: The 'next 007', played by Lashana Lynch, was pictured stalking down the beach as she was spotted on the set of No Time To Die for the first time on Thursday Lashana transformed into character by also sporting a pair of chunky black worker boots and wearing an earpiece, no doubt to make communication with the intelligence team easier.
The 007 actor was seen making an emotional speech while standing around a delicious looking Bond-themed cake.
Daniel admitted to his cast and crew that he was 'really quite drunk' before thanking them for 'all their hard work.'
With the party proving to be in full swing, Daniel garnered that attention of his company to commence his speech.
Never foregoing a smile on his face, the hunk confessed: 'I just want to say, and I am really quite drunk now so I won’t go on for long, this has been the best, most wonderful experience I have ever had! C
heered on by his guests, Daniel gushingly continued: 'You have all done the most amazing job. I could not be more proud to work with every single one of you.
'I would like to thank you for this evening, for Barbara (Broccoli), for putting it on. Thank goodness, we did this tonight,' said the star as the camera panned to a yummy looking three-tier casino style Bond cake.
Production crew along with producer and had a wrap party last night in . Done filming in ?, we're not sure. Look at the videos with Daniel's speech & the cool cake
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Daniel Craig achieved international fame when chosen as the sixth actor to play Ian Fleming's British secret agent James Bond in the eponymous film series, taking over from Piece Brosnan in 2005.
It is unclear whether filming for No Time To Die has wrapped for the other actors involved. MailOnline has contacted representatives for James Bond for further comment.
Just weeks ago, Daniel was seen gripping his co-star Léa Seydoux's hand as they leaped across a railway track
Since Daniel announced he was standing down as James Bond, debate has raged whether the next 007 should be a woman, or black.
And in July, The Mail on Sunday revealed that she will be both – thanks to the intervention of feminist TV writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
In what's been called a 'popcorn-dropping moment', British star Lashana, 31, will be given Bond's licence to kill in the 25th movie in the franchise.
However, traditionalists can relax: she's not the new Bond, but a new character who takes over his secret agent number after he leaves MI6.
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The story begins with Bond retired in Jamaica. But spymaster M – played by Ralph Fiennes – calls him back in desperation to tackle a new global crisis.
A movie insider said: 'There is a pivotal scene at the start of the film where M says 'Come in 007', and in walks Lashana who is black, beautiful and a woman.
'It's a popcorn-dropping moment. Bond is still Bond but he's been replaced as 007 by this stunning woman.
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'Bond, of course, is sexually attracted to the new female 007 and tries his usual seduction tricks, but is baffled when they don't work on a brilliant, young black woman who basically rolls her eyes at him and has no interest in jumping into his bed. Well, certainly not at the beginning.'
The source added that the phrase 'Bond girls' is now forbidden, saying: 'We were all told that from now on they are to be addressed as 'Bond women'.'
Dr Swann and Bond's romance, sparked in Spectre, appears to still be going strong in No Time To Die, with the pair sharing a passionate kiss during filming last week.
No Time To Die has a UK release date of April 3, 2020, and opens in the US on April 8, 2020.
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