Total Film caught up with Daniel Craig recently on the set of new Bond film Skyfall.
Though plot details were still tightly under wraps, we did manage to wrestle some information about the film from the star.
You can read the full interview in the latest issue of Total Film, or on our brand new interactive iPad edition, but here’s a taster of what he had to say about 007's 23rd big screen outing…
How did you and director Sam Mendes decide on Skyfall's tone?
I reread the books, he read the books, we watched the movies, we talked about the Roger Moore movies, the Sean Connery movies, the whole thing. There’s a sort of tone that’s in all those movies that you can’t try to recreate. If you do, then it’s a pastiche. Neither Sam nor I want to make a pastiche of an older movie. But you have flavours of it.
On prepping Skyfall during the MGM crisis, Craig said:
“The MGM thing was a silver lining situation where, for the first time, we had a lot of time to work on the script. We weren’t publicly allowed to say we were doing anything, but we were secretly meeting. It wasn’t full bore until everything was given the green light, but we were very optimistic it would happen.”
Skyfall opens in the UK on 26 October 2012.
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