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Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond

by Josh Levenson | August 16, 2017August 16, 2017 9:30 am EST

During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, Daniel Craig confirmed that he will be reprising his role as James Bond—for one more film.

Intrigued by Craig’s change of heart, Colbert questioned him about his earlier statement where he told The Guardian that he’d rather slash his wrists than return to the role.

The star’s explanation? He was mentally exhausted when he sat down for the interview, which took place two days after he’d finished filming Spectre.

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Set to be released on November 8, 2019, the next Bond film will mark Craig’s fifth (and final) appearance in the franchise, after Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre.

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