The Brit admitted that though he had never predicted the opportunity that had come his way, and would have regretted not accepting the offer. Craig has revealed that he approached Brosnan at an awards show in Britain weeks before he landed the role and asked his fellow actor if he should proceed if he got the nod.
After dinner, after having enough to drink, I just went over and said, "Look, it's not on the cards(but) it might be on the cards. If it were to be on the cards, what should I do?" And he said, "Go for it. Just go for it. You've got to have a go at this," Contactmusic quoted Craig, as saying. Craig, whose Casino Royale had managed to break box-office records with the film collecting 600 million dollars and his latest Bond flick Quantum of Solace is set to have a nationwide release on October 31.