Of course, he's "just getting started," as Craig-as-Bond proceeds to put on a master class in snapping necks, throwing punches, firing guns, and felling helicopters, proving that he's still got what it takes to lead this series for years to come if he's so inclined. The flashy promo also features some cheeky dialogue between Bond and Madeleine Swann (Lea Seydoux), who asks him, pointedly, "Why does a man choose the life of an assassin?"
Again, she could be speaking to Craig himself, though of course, the answer he delivers is pure Bond.
"It was either that or the priesthood," 007 replies, oozing suaveness.
Oh, James. Whether you're Craig, Elba, Hardy, Lewis, or Jackman in the future: never change.
Check out the spot below. "Spectre" is due in theaters in the U.S. on November 6.
Watch the TV spot
A cryptic message from the past leads James Bond (Daniel Craig) to Mexico City and Rome, where he meets the beautiful widow (Monica Bellucci) of an infamous criminal. After infiltrating a secret meeting, 007 uncovers the existence of the sinister organization SPECTRE. Needing the help of the daughter of an old nemesis, he embarks on a mission to find her. As Bond ventures toward the heart of SPECTRE, he discovers a chilling connection between himself and the enemy (Christoph Waltz) he seeks. Read More