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Danny Boyle's James Bond 25 Was Going to Be a Crazy, Madcap Adventure

Danny Boyle's James Bond 25 Was Going to Be a Crazy, Madcap Adventure

No Time to Die, the final Bond movie with Daniel Craig essaying the role of 007, was intended to be a fresh take on the bond mythology, and to that end, the movie initially had maverick filmmaker Danny Boyle attached to direct. But Boyle soon left the project and was replaced by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Recently, the film's production designer Mark Tildesley revealed to Total Film Magazine the reason behind Boyle's departure.

"Unfortunately Danny's crazy, madcap ideas didn't quite tie up with what Barbara and Michael had planned. It was definitely a good thing to do. Maybe another time though. I'm revving Barbara up to have another go with Danny. [The script featured] some extraordinary ideas, they just needed a little pulling together".

It seems ironic that a Bond movie under Daniel Craig, who has been credited with bringing a welcome sense of raw and gritty reality to the often over-the-top franchise, would find

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