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Live & Let Cry

by | 28th, February 2006

‘DRUMMING up interest in the tired and trite James Bond franchise is no easy matter.

In an age of special effects and video games, when people can take pictures with their pocket phones and travel to chic Monte Carlo and the French Riviera on a day-glo orange easyCruise boat, Bond no longer represents the apogee of unattainable cool.

So what about trying new a tack? What about making Bond into a lovable loser? Rather than always looking great and winning, what if Bond has a craggy face and a skin condition?

What if Bond was Daniel Craig? He’s the new Bond and the Sun says he’s been hit by a bout of prickly heat. Before filming in the Bahamas, pale Craig thought it a good idea to top up his tan. Now he’s “James Burned” and the Sun says he can’t stop itching.

“He

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