After James Bond, Daniel Craig will play Macbeth on Broadway


While To die can wait released Wednesday in French theaters, the British actor announces that he will play in New York, from March, the famous Scottish king, drunk on power, created by Shakespeare.

James Bond is never tired. While To die can wait Just appeared on big screens in the UK, Daniel Craig, who will return his license to kill after the film, has announced that he will play Macbeth, the power-drunk Scottish King created by William Shakespeare in the early 17th century, on the Broadway stage in New York. The big premiere is to be held on March 29, 2022.

Like his illustrious elder Orson Welles, Daniel Craig was fascinated by the work of the great English playwright. In 2016, he had already melted into the character of Othello, the other great Shakespearean work. Daniel Craig, 53, who last played Bond in No Time to Die, is a seasoned passionate actor who likes to alternate between blockbusters, television series and the most demanding theater.

James Bond producer finances Daniel Craig’s Macbeth

It is Eon Productions, directed by Barbara Broccoli and her half-brother Michael G. Wilson, which finances the play. They chose the young and talented actress Ruth Negga, noticed in the film Loving, to play Lady Macbeth, the one who in this tragedy incites her husband to commit an irreparable regicide to seize power.

While waiting to find a worthy successor for him, the two producers of James bond and now Macbeth have not failed to praise their latest James Bond: ” Daniel Craig is not only a great film actor but also a magnificent theater actor. I am delighted that he is with us for his comeback on the Broadway stage.They might have added like Macbeth: “ Security is mortals’ greatest enemy …

Macbeth d’Orson Welles in 1948 after William Shakespeare, with Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan …

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