'No Time To Die' Full Cast List: Meet Daniel Craig and others from Bond's 25th film
The movie also stars Rami Malek as the main antagonist while Lea Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw will be seen in pivotal roles as well
There is a lot of excitement among the people as Daniel Craig is set to don the iconic suit for one last time in the upcoming movie ‘No Time To Die’. It is the 25th movie in the 007 franchise and the expectations are over the roofs from this one because it truly marks the end of an era.
The movie is finally releasing after a lot of difficulties caused due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The film was originally scheduled to hit theatres in November 2019, but it was postponed to February 2020 after the departure of Danny Boyle. After that, the movie could not hold its premiere in China because of the Covid-19 outbreak. However, the WHO labeled it as a pandemic as the disease spread across the globe.
Almost 2 years after the original release date, ‘No Time To Die’ had its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on September 28 and had Prince Charles, Camilla (Duchess of Cornwall), Prince William, and Kate Middleton (Duchess of Cambridge) in attendance. So, indeed there’s a lot of excitement over this one. Let’s take a look at the cast of ‘No Time To Die’.
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Daniel Craig needs no introduction. He has been one of the finest actors of this generation and took the world by storm when he was cast as James Bond in the 2006 movie ‘Casino Royale’. The movie turned out to be a huge success and Craig was being called the best Bond after Sean Connery. The film made more than $594 million globally and was nominated for nine BAFTAs. In 2008, he reprised the role of Bond in ‘Quantum of Solace’. Although the movie could not replicate ‘Casino Royal’s level of success at the box office, it was still a worthy addition to the franchise.
Apart from doing Bond movies, he also did several successful movies in between such as ‘The Golden Compass’, and ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. In 2012, he returned for his third Bond movie titled ‘Skyfall’. The movie made Craig one of the biggest stars in the world and became the first Bond movie to earn $1 billion globally.
Since then, he has appeared in movies like ‘Spectre’, ‘Logan Lucky’, ‘Kings’, and ‘Knives Out’.
Rami Malek as Lyutsifer Safin
Born in California, Malek graduated from the University of Evansville and majored in Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA). The actor made his acting debut in 2004 by making a cameo appearance in the TV series ‘Gilmore Girls’. Meanwhile, in 2006, he made his feature film debut with ‘Night at the Museum’, which also starred Ben Stiller. He also did several supporting roles in projects like ‘24’, ‘The Pacific’, ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2’, and ‘Need for Speed’.
However, his moment of glory came in 2015 when he was cast in the lead role of the blockbuster series ‘Mr. Robot’. The show became a huge hit and made him won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series accolade at the Emmys. On the other hand, in 2019, he portrayed the iconic Freddie Mercury in the movie ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and won the Best Actor in a Leading Role accolade at the Academy Awards.
Lea Seydoux as Madeleine Swann
The French actress never wanted to be an actress and had her eyes set on being an opera singer. However, as she got older, she loved the thought of being an actress and took training at New York's Actors Studio. In 2006, she played her first major screen role as one of the main characters in Sylvie Ayme's movie ‘Girlfriends’. However, she gained a lot of recognition for her role in ‘The Beautiful Person’ and received a nomination at the Cesar Awards in the Most Promising Actress category. In 2009, she made her Hollywood debut with a small role in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Bastards’.
On the other hand, she had supporting roles in movies like ‘Midnight in Paris’ and ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’. However, she received universal acclaim for her role in the award-winning film ‘Blue is the Warmest Color’. She won the Palme d’Or for the movie and was also nominated for the Best Actress accolade at the Cesar Awards.
Lashana Lynch as Nomi
Born on November 27, 1987, Lashana Lynch made her acting debut in 2007 with the TV series ‘The Bill’. Meanwhile, in 2012, she made her feature film debut with ‘Fast Girls’ along with Lily James. On the other hand, she went on to make cameo appearances in various TV shows such as ‘Silent Witness’, ‘Atlantis’, and ‘Death in Paradise’.
She received her biggest acting role in a feature film in 2019 when she was cast as Maria Rambeau in Marvel’s ‘Captain Marvel’. She got a lot of praise for her acting and was chosen for ‘No Time To Die’ after the Marvel film.
Ben Whishaw as Q
The British actor started his acting career as a stage actor and appeared on several theatre productions in the late 90s. On the other hand, he made his feature film debut in 1999 with ‘The Trench’. The following year, he received his first major acting role on television in the series ‘Other People’s Children’. Over the years, he appeared on several projects and made a name for himself. However, his biggest acting role came in 2012 when he was cast Q in the James Bond film ‘Skyfall’ and appeared alongside Tom Hanks and Halle Berry in ‘Cloud Atlas’. He received further recognition after lending his voice to Paddington bear in the 2014 movie ‘Paddington’.
In 2018, Whishaw appeared on the series ‘A Very English Scandal’ as Norman Scott and garnered a lot of praise for his acting. He also won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie accolade at the Emmys. Whishaw also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA in the same category as well.
Ana de Armas as Paloma
The Cuban-Spanish actress began her acting career in Cuba and had a leading role in the romantic drama ‘Una rosa de Francia’ (2006). At age 18, she moved to Madrid, Spain, and starred in the popular teen drama ‘El Internado’ for six seasons from 2007 to 2010. His first English speaking came in 2015 after moving to Los Angeles. In 2015, she was featured in the erotic thriller ‘Knock Knock’ along with Keanu Reeves and Lorenza Izzo.
She rose to prominence with her role as a holographic AI projection in Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic ‘Blade Runner 2049’. Meanwhile, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for her role in ‘Knives Out’.
Excited about Danie Craig's last outing as James Bond? 'No Time To Die' is scheduled to hit theatres on Friday, October 8.