Daniel Craig hurt on Bond set in Ja

BY KEDIESHA PERRY
Observer writer

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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Daniel Craig, the English actor who plays James Bond, was injured on the set of Bond 25 while filming in Portland, Jamaica, recently.

According to UK tabloid The Sun, the 51-year-old fell during a running scene.

“Daniel was suited and booted for one of the last scenes in Jamaica. He was sprinting during filming when he slipped and fell quite awkwardly,” The Sun reported.

“He was in quite a lot of pain and was complaining about his ankle. As you'd expect, he was also pretty angry that it had happened. He threw his suit jacket on the ground in sheer frustration,” it continued.

Craig was flown to the United States for treatment.

It is unclear whether the movie star has broken, fractured or bruised his ankle.

This injury is one of several sustained by the English actor. He knocked two teeth out in 2006 while filming Casino Royale.

He also ripped a muscle in his shoulder, bruised his ribs and sliced his finger while shooting for Quantum of Solace (2008) and halted filming for Spectre (2015) for two weeks so that he could have surgery.

Bond 25 is directed by American Cary Joji Fukunaga and will see Craig in his final role as the famous spy. Other members of the cast are acclaimed English actor Ralph Fiennes, Rory Kinnear, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Jeffrey Wright, Ana de Armas, Dali Bensallah, David Dencik, Billy Magnussen, and Rami Malek.

Filming has already been done in Norway, with additional production scheduled for Italy and London. The film will be released on April 3, 2020.


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