Pierce Brosnan frustrated that his Bond films didn't go 'darker'

02-May-2017 • Bond News

Former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, who took on the 007 mantle from 1995's 'GoldenEye' through 2002's 'Die Another Day,' regrets that his films didn't go in a darker, grittier direction according to a new interview with Total Film magazine.

He said: “There was a certain frustration within me as the films went on, as I could see the world happening around me and the movies … I wanted Bond to get a little more gritty and real and down and dirty, but however you try to nurse it along, the scripts would come along with the same outlandish scenarios.”

“So you go with the flow, and just enjoy the great experience of traveling the world and being this character. I had a great time on ‘Die Another Day’. There were things I read in the script that were so ridiculous, like the invisible car, but I just tried to act my way through it and believe in it.”

“You can really give yourself a massive headache and a great amount of stress trying to wangle some sense of believability into it.”


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