the actor Daniel Craig He was employed as an honorary captain of the Royal Navy, and thus earned the same rank as his screen character, James BondThe British Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday.
This rating was announced a week before the UK theatrical release ‘No time to die’, the new installment of the saga of the adventures of the famous secret agent, and the fifth and final movie from Craig titled 007.
“Daniel Craig is well known to have been Commander Bond for the past 15 years, a naval officer fighting for the security of Great Britain on assignments around the world,” he said. Admiral Tony Radakin.
“This is exactly what the Royal Navy does on a daily basis, using techniques and skills in the same way as Bond himself,” the chief military sailor added.
The 53-year-old British actor admitted I feel very “privileged” and “honored” for this honorary appointment.
Honorary officers are a type of Royal Navy ambassador who helps strengthen the ties between the Navy and the communities it serves.
Before delivering this distinction, the actor met the leader Francis Bond, stationed at the headquarters of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth (southern England).
“My colleagues would joke a lot that I was the real Bond, but I never imagined that I would one day meet the actor who played himFrancis Bond said.
During the production of this new installment of the 007 franchise, which opens next Tuesday in London, the film’s directors and crew worked closely with the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defense.
The HMS Dragon is featured in the film, as is the destroyer Type 45, with its emblem of a red dragon painted on its hull, which can be seen braving the waves in the film’s latest trailer.
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