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October 14, 2005

Why I Won't Try Out For Bond

A memo slams the other actors considered for the role:

British actor Daniel Craig was confirmed as the sixth 007. He will be the first blond Bond - and, at 6ft, the shortest.

But according to a leaked memo from film producers, Craig was head and shoulders above his rivals for the part.

Hugh Jackman, it read, was "too fey", Colin Farrell "too sleazy", Eric Bana "not handsome enough" - and Ewan McGregor "too short" at 5ft10.

The email, from Cubby Broccoli's Eon Productions, added that Barbara Broccoli had championed Craig.

Jackman "too fey"? Whatever. There's not a chance in hell they could have gotten Jackman or Ferrell.


Thanks Dr. Reo Symes.


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