Spectre: Daniel Craig “didn’t seem like the happiest person on Bond”

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Dave Bautista contrasts his different working experiences with Daniel Craig on both Spectre and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

Interviews are being conducted ahead of the release of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the follow-on from, well, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out. And as the press junket rumbles on for the movie, so Dave Bautista has made an observation or two about leading man of the film, Daniel Craig.

The pair previously worked together in Craig’s penultimate James Bond adventure, Spectre, and Bautista noted the difference carrying the heavy burden of 007 had made.

“He was really put through it on Bond”, Bautista told Entertainment Weekly of his contrasting experiences working with Daniel Craig. “You could feel that he was under a lot of pressure. He didn’t seem like the happiest person on Bond, but on Glass Onion, it was the complete opposite”.

Bautista noted that with the pressure less intense, Craig was “just so much fun”, and that he was interacting with the rest of the cast a lot more.

Craig also confirmed, incidentally, that he was happy to keep playing the sleuth of the Knives Out films, Benoit Blanc, for as long as Rian Johnson wants him to. With one more film at least on the way, he’s going to be detecting for a little while yet. And the mantle of Bond, meanwhile, passes elsewhere…

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