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Danny Boyle says being a Bond aficionado makes working on the series impossible

04-Sep-2018 • Bond 25

Perhaps sensing an imminent split due to 'creative differences,' Danny Boyle spoke to the Radio Times just 5 days before his departure from Bond 25 with an ominous quote about how anyone who is a 007 'aficionado' would struggle to helm or write a film for the series.

He said: ‘The books were everything to me when I was a kid. I read them multiple times."

"Like everyone else, I saw the films, but I’d already read the books so I had a different relationship with the characters."

"Although I think it’d be impossible for a Bond aficionado to write or direct a Bond film."

"You’d be hampered by how much you knew. They want you to bring a freshness to it."


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