All of the excitement about James Bond casting rumors makes it easy to get carried away. Nearly any media story that mentions Bond in the same breath as Tom Hardy, Idris Elba, Jason “Bloody Hell” Statham, or (even) Damian Lewis instantly goes viral. People like talking about Bond casting rumors as much as they like complaining about the latest guy chosen as Batman.
It’s also easy to imagine that Daniel Craig gets awfully tired of answering questions about whether he’ll be back as Bond. Obviously, his contract virtually guarantees that he’s not done, but that doesn’t stop the journalistic hits from coming. Crotchety Craig has fun with interviewers, and they’re failing to recognize his sarcastic British humor. Here’s the latest edition from Time Out London, who asked Craig how he feels about playing Bond after SPECTRE:
“Now? I’d rather break this glass and slash my wrists. No, not at the moment. Not at all. That’s fine. I’m over it at the moment. We’re done. All I want to do is move on.”
The journalist pressed forward, and Craig keeps the sarcastic gems coming: