Craig would be afraid to befriend killer James Bond

James Bond star, Daniel Craig, has said he would not be friends with his screen alter-ego.

The 47-year-old actor joked he would “avoid him”, because of the “fact he kills three people a week”.

Craig was speaking on an ITV special for the new 007 film, Spectre.

He told host , Jonathan Ross: “I’ve been fortunate, I suppose, to meet quite a few guys from MI6 and they always impress me.

"They’re very together people, way more together than I could ever hope to be. I don’t know, it’s one of those things, he’s fun at a party, but don’t stay too late.”

Craig previously said he would rather “slash his wrists” than play Bond again.

The actor, who plays the secret agent for the fourth time in Spectre, was impressed by Oscar-winning actor Christoph Waltz, who joined the cast as Franz Oberhauser, reportedly a villain.

He said: “Christoph is... what an actor. I made this joke that he used to come to set with his two Oscars and slap them down on the table and sayL ‘Right, let’s begin!’ He’s an amazing actor, he’s got this darkness about him and it’s such a beautiful, nuanced performance.”

The world premiere of Spectre is on October 26 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, on the day of the film’s release. James Bond’s Spectre, with Jonathan Ross will air on ITV at 6.30pm on Saturday, October 17.


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