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‘Macbeth’ Stars Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga on Persistence and Access to Theater During the Pandemic

Sam Gold wanted the show to go on and that meant — at least for one night during the previews of the director’s long-awaited Macbeth run — he would himself have to literally go on, book in hand. Ahead of the play’s April 14 preview, Gold stepped in for actor Michael Patrick Thornton in the […]

Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga in ‘Macbeth’: Theater Review

Sam Gold directs this unorthodox — and unfortunate — take on the Bard's classic, also featuring Asia Kate Dillon of 'Billions.'

Bond Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson to Receive 2022 Pioneers Award

James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli will be feted with the 2022 Pioneer of the Year Award at a Sept. 21 gala at the Beverly Hilton, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced Thursday. A tradition for more than 70 years, the award recognizes leaders in the motion picture industry whose […]

Daniel Craig Tests Positive for COVID-19, ‘Macbeth’ Performances Canceled Through April 7

Performances of Macbeth on Broadway have been canceled through April 7 after a limited number of positive COVID-19 results, including star Daniel Craig, were detected among the company on Saturday. Initially, show cancellations were limited to a matinee and evening performance on April 2, which was announced on the production’s Twitter account. It was also […]

Daniel Craig Wants to “Help Broadway Get Back on Its Feet Again” With ‘Macbeth’

Daniel Craig teased what’s in store for his return to Broadway in Macbeth during his Wednesday night appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. In a conversation that spanned everything from Craig’s jokingly “terrible” drama school run of the classic Shakespearean tragedy to an initiative that will give away tickets to students during the […]

Hollywood Flashback: Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes Bonded on ‘Perdition’ 20 Years Ago

Ten years before Sam Mendes helmed 2012’s Skyfall — the first of his two James Bond films, followed by 2015’s Spectre — the director worked with Bond star Daniel Craig on Road to Perdition. The 2002 gangster film, Mendes’ follow-up to his Oscar-winning American Beauty, starred Tom Hanks as Michael Sullivan, an enforcer for an […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Daniel Craig (‘No Time to Die’)

“I did it knowing it would change my life,” says Daniel Craig, thinking back to the moment in 2005 when he accepted the part of James Bond, on The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast. Craig, one of only six people who have played the role, and the person who has held it longest of all […]

‘No Time to Die’ Editors on Making James Bond “a Real Person With Vulnerabilities, Emotion and Pain”

To make No Time to Die — the 25th Bond movie and the last one starring Daniel Craig as 007 — two seasoned editors who were both new to (and also longtime fans of) the franchise joined the project: Tom Cross, an Oscar winner for Whiplash, and Elliot Graham, an Academy Award nominee for Milk. […]

Daniel Craig on Why He’s Preferred Going to Gay Bars: “It Was a Very Safe Place to Be”

Daniel Craig says that he’s always preferred going to gay bars because it’s a “safe” environment where he could avoid getting in fights. The Bond and Knives Out star explained his bar-hopping habits during a recent episode of the Lunch With Bruce podcast, telling host Bruce Bozzi — who is Craig’s friend and has been […]

Box Office: ‘No Time to Die’ Opens to $56M Domestically, Crosses $300M Globally

No Time to Die reported for duty at the North American box office with an estimated opening of $56 million as Hollywood attempts to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and lure older adults back to theaters. The James Bond event pic — starring Daniel Craig in his final turn as 007 — had no trouble […]

How ‘No Time to Die’ Ends the Reign of Daniel Craig

[This story contains spoilers for No Time to Die.] A reign has ended. No Time to Die, the 25th installment in Eon’s iconic franchise, has concluded Daniel Craig’s tenure as James Bond. Director Cary Fukunaga, who co-wrote the screenplay alongside franchise mainstays Neal Purvis and Robert Wade and television auteur Phoebe Waller-Bridge, could not have […]

Hollywood Flashback: ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond With a Bang 59 Years Ago

When No Time to Die debuts in the U.S. at last on Oct. 8, after several years of creative and pandemic-related delays, it will mark the 27th film in the James Bond franchise. It also marks the final appearance of Daniel Craig in the starring role of 007, the debonair superspy originated by Sean Connery […]