Date of Birth: 03/02/1968
Place of birth: Chester
Citizenship: United Kingdom
007 threatened boycott of his own fans
In running their www.craignotbond.com site posted an appeal "not to allow it to Sony and Eon Productions have destroyed the future of James Bond the hiring Daniel Craig".
However, the 52-year-old Pierce Brosnan, who played British agent invulnerable in several recent films, defended his artistic heir. "I think Daniel is a very good actor - he said -. All of this is difficult, but I think it was he who would have the last laugh."
Speaking at the UK premiere of the action comedy "The Matador," Brosnan said that he fully supports the Craig, which according to some reports, received in Prague injury during a fight filming for "Casino Royale."
"When you take for it, we must be ready for anything - said Brosnan -. All sorts of misfortunes are bound to happen."
Brosnan - "the most favorite Bond since Sean Connery"
In October last year, Daniel Craig, a 37-year-old Briton, was named the sixth actor to whom fell the honor to play James Bond. Prior to that, Craig, in particular, played gangster thriller "Layer Cake" and in the recent drama of Steven Spielberg`s "Munich."
From the moment it was announced the next 007 - and it happened in the course of quite dull press conference, the actor has repeatedly become the target of criticism from the press. Now the journalists joined the audience.
Website craignotbond.com falls on the producers - the brother and sister of Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli - for the fact that they have decided to replace Brosnan, "most favorite actor, who played Bond since the days of Sean Connery," Craig.
"How can a short, blond actor with the sour face of a professional boxer and a penchant for playing killers, boobs, cads and gigolos to try on the role of a tall, dark, handsome and suave secret agent?" - Exclaim the authors site.
"This happens when you stop noticing opinion electing Craig, Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson have proven once and for all that Bond fans opinion does not interest them." - Continue to criticism.
Meanwhile, this week, veteran actor Christopher Lee, a distant cousin of 007 creator Ian Fleming, who played in his time villain in Bond films, urged skeptics to agree on what to give Craig a chance to try myself in a new role. "Do not make a judgment before you see the movie", - he said.