Daniel Craig Named Next 'James Bond'
After two years of searching and months of speculation, a new James Bond was named Friday morning. Daniel Craig beat out Clive Owen, Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman for the right to step into 007's legendary tuxedo for "Casino Royale.
"We've got an incredible script, and that's my first line of attack," Craig said. "And once I read that, I realized that I didn't have a choice, I had to go for it."
So who is Daniel Craig? "Extra" did a little spy work, and we found out a few things about the 37-year-old blonde Brit. He likes to roll his own cigarettes, he was married once, is now divorced, and he has a 12-year-old daughter, Ella. And he usually prefers Guinness over martinis, whether shaken or stirred.
"I had a couple of martinis when I found out," he admitted.
Craig has appeared in more than 30 films, including his breakout role alongside a scantily clad Sienna Miller in "Layer Cake."
And while he may have missed out on Miller onscreen, the British tabloids have been buzzing about an alleged affair between Jude Law's ex and Craig.
Sources close to Sienna Miller also told "Extra" that she may have a role in "Casino Royale," presumably as Craig's Bond girl.
"Casino Royale," which chronicles how James became a spy, begins filming in January.