Pierce Brosnan shares his thoughts on the new James Bond

Pierce Brosnan shares his thoughts on the new James Bond

Former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan said he doesn’t care who the new 007 will be, but he wishes them well.

He played the famous superspy in four films and was replaced by Daniel Craig, who made his debut as Bond in 2006 in Casino Royale.

My mom! star told British GQ: “Who should do it? I don’t care, it will be interesting to see who they take, who the man will be, whoever he is, I wish him well “.

Pierce Brosnan is British GQ's October cover star (Danielle Levitt / PA)

Pierce Brosnan is British GQ’s October cover star (Danielle Levitt / PA)

Brosnan, 69, who is the star of the cover of the October issue of the British GQ, said of the James Bond films: “I’ve seen the last one and I’ve seen Skyfall, I love Skyfall.

“I’m not too sure about the last one. Daniel always gives his heart to him. Very brave, very strong. But…”

Craig, 54, made his last outing as 007 in last year’s No Time To Die, which achieved massive box office success, but his successor has not yet been named.

Brosnan’s last Bond film was 2002’s Die Another Day, following GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough.

No Time To Die Royal World Premiere - London

Daniel Craig at the world premiere of No Time To Die (Ian West / PA)

He has appeared in a number of films since leaving the Bond series, including two Mamma Mia! musical, political thriller of 2010 The Ghost Writer and Cinderella of 2021.

The actor, whose Instagram bio also lists him as a producer, painter and environmentalist, shared photos of his works with his more than 1.5 million followers and talked about his career as a painter, with the magazine that has claimed it has its first gallery exhibition scheduled for next year.

He said: “My late wife was in her second year of ovarian cancer… Carrying the weight, pain and fear of that disease, I took off the colors. And she started painting. With my fingers. With my hands, actually.

His first wife Cassandra died of ovarian cancer in 1991 and his daughter Charlotte, whom Brosnan adopted after marrying her mother, died of the same disease in 2013.

Pierce Brosnan and sons Dylan and Paris in British GQ (Danielle Levitt / PA)

Pierce Brosnan and sons Dylan and Paris in British GQ (Danielle Levitt / PA)

In 2001, she married Keely Shaye Smith, with the couple celebrating their 21st wedding anniversary this year. They have two sons Dylan and Paris, who appear alongside her for the British GQ cover interview.

Brosnan says he advised his kids against acting careers, with Dylan telling GQ about his famous father: “I always thought he had a lot of friends growing up, because people would approach him on the street, and he’s like the boy. kinder, so talk to everyone for a long time.

The October issue of British GQ is available as a digital download and newsstand from 27 September.

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