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Rami Malek is everywhere at the moment, deservedly so. Fresh from his Oscar-winning role as Freddie Murcury in Bohemian Rhapsody, the next role is always a tricky one for those who win the prestigious award.

The film industry are keeping an eye on his next move, and Deadline is now reporting that Malek is in talks to become the next James Bond villain. This is pure perfection in casting, if we do say so ourselves.

If you've seen him in Mr. Robot, his stoic expressions and ability to embody mysteriousness is ideal for a walled-off and deceptive villain. Oh, and did we mention the iconic Lupita Nyong’o is might be courted as Bond 25's female lead?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Malek is reportedly closing the deal to act opposite Daniel Craig in Craig's last run as the renowned MI5 agent. Variety was first to mention Malek’s talks, with Cary Fukunaga directing the flick.

Nyong’o won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2013 for 12 Years A Slave, and has played her role in blockbusters like the unbelievable Best Picture nominated Black Panther. She's also starring in Jordan Peele's new genre film Us.

The 007 bad-guy role is always an incredible actor, do we remember Javier Bardem's turn? *Shivers* That man did too good a job of acting evil, it's convincing AF. We're dying to see what Malek will do with the role.

Christoph Waltz also played a Bond nemesis, with both Waltz and Bardem having their own Oscar-winning performances before transforming into treacherous deceptives.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Also joining Bond 25 alongside Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw as Q is the talented actor Billy Magnussen.

The hyper-charming American is best known for his roles in Velvet Buzzsaw, Game Night and a hugely unique turn in Maniac alongside Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.

He's playing a CIA agent, and the eye candy is strong with this one.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He’s going to play a CIA agent, which essentially means he’ll be sent in to float James Bond when he inevitably runs out of money and pick up the pieces after he runs amok in a glamorous foreign location. 

Magnussen and Malek in the same film might just send us over the edge; both talented and gorgeous humans. Wow, we can't WAIT for Bond 25 now, but a woman needs to be given the MI5 badge.

Or the role of a villain, seriously. Those men get all the juicy roles.

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First of all, Sandra Oh is a NATIONAL TREASURE who must be protected at all costs.

The Killing Eve protagonist is the first actress of Asian descent in a shocking 39 years to win the Golden Globe for best leading TV actress. That's not where history-making ended for the co-host of the awards.

To be exact, Oh broke THREE records last night, and also succeeded in making everyone cry during her opening monologue.

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She was the FIRST person of Asian descent to be asked to host the awards ceremony, with the gig normally going to a white male, except for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's iconic three-year-run from 2013 until 2015.

Hilarious Brooklyn 99 and Saturday Night Live alum Andy Samberg co-hosted the Globes alongside Oh, with the actress declaring during their opening speech that;

 “I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here to look out into this audience and witness this moment of change.” OKAY NOW WE'RE IN TEARS.

She witnessed that outstanding moment of change later on, when she won Best Actress in a TV Drama for the BBC America fixture Killing Eve, making her the first woman of Asian descent to win more than one Globe.

She won her first award in 2006 for her ground-breaking run as badass heart surgeon Cristina Yang on Grey's Anatomy. BUT SHE WASN'T DONE.

Sandra became the first woman of Asian descent in 39 years to win best actress in a TV drama, with the last actress (Yoko Shimada) winning in 1980. Thank the Gods, Oh will return to Killing Eve for season two on April 7.

Emma Stone shouting an apology at Sandra Oh for whitewashing was a major gas. We love you Emma, never change. Except for personal growth regarding diversity maybe…

The 76th Annual Golden Globes awards was a ceremony of laughs, drama (what else) and celeb moments, and we made the ultimate list of winners and snubs.

Freddie Mercury (semi) biopic Bohemian Rhapsody quite surprisingly took home the coveted Best Picture gong, with Rami Malek also winning Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for the Drama category. 

Nicole Kidman later ignored him onstage in what was possibly the most awkward moment of anyone's lives ever. Literally.

Musical A Star Is Born received by far the most snubs of the evening, only winning the Best Song category for Shallow after being nominated for five awards overall. BUT GAGA?!? SHE A STAR.

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Glen Close took home the Best Actress Globe for The Wife, beating Lady Gaga for the achievement. Bodyguard actor Richard Madden was given the Best Actor award for his BBC role about the Home Secretary's security agent.

He also broke our hearts by saying that all the talk of him playing James Bond were mere "rumours." PLEASE make it happen honey. Please.

Political biopic Vice, which chronicles the later life of  American Vice President Dick Cheney, shocked the audience by losing the Best Picture – Musical or Comedy award to Green Book.

The award for Best Supporting Actor was given to Green Book actor Mahershala Ali; the film also took home the Best Screenplay gong. Christian Bale's award was Vice's only win of the night, despite six nominations.

Hilariously, a girl who was serving Fiji water the entire night has become the internet's new meme, for the purpose of living her best life;

Olivia Colman deservedly won Best Actress – Musical or Comedy for her black comedy performance in The Favourite, which also lost out on five awards. 

Roma predictably won Best Foreign Film, which was a popular choice, as well as its director Alfonso Cuarón being honoured with Best Director. 

Lady Gaga's dress arguably was the highlight of the show, aside from the goddess that is Sandra Oh, of course. No, we're not finished talking about her. REPRESENTATION MATTERS, PEOPLE.

Her hair matches her dress, and it looks God Damn Stunning. We're shooketh.

People were NOT happy that Gaga lost the Best Actress award to Glen Close, but they were doubly annoyed that Mark Ronson arguably stole her thunder during their acceptance speech for the Best Song award.

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Despite co-writing Shallow with Gaga and two others, Ronson did nearly all of the speaking while accepting the award.

Of course, there were cringey moments galore. The first one came on the red carpet when E! News presenter Giuliana Rancic basically made major flops while interviewing Debra Messing.

Next came when the hosts tried to give everyone in the audience flu shots, and NOBODY wanted needles on camera. Nobody. Especially not Willem Dafoe.

Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh's opening monologue was a tad cheesy, but they had to navigate a minefield of not insulting anyone there or making any mistakes about diversity.

Seeing as Kevin Hart's Oscars hosting gig is in the toilet following the revelation of old homophobic tweets, the duo kindly offered to take his place.

Glen Close's face when she beat Lady Gaga was also a big LOL, considering she clearly was just as shocked herself that she beat the ENIGMA Mother Monster.

A highlight of the night was when current James Bond Daniel Craig took a selfie with Idris Elba, a rumoured contender to take his place.

We swooned, they swooned; in conclusion, everyone swooned.

Ben Whishaw scooped up a Best Supporting Actor award for shouted out a tribute to 'queer hero' Norman Scott in his acceptance speech.

The British actor won for his portrayal of Scott in BBC drama A Very English Scandal during the glittering occasion, and he is just adorable. SO pure. Protect him.

Another surprise came in the Best Animated Film category, when Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse beat The Incredibles 2 for the desired award. 

That's the ultimate round-up, folks.

There was glamour, there was snubbing, and there was cringe personified. We can't wait for next year already…

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The Golden Globes ceremony will air on RTÉ Two tonight at 9pm if you want to see all the gossip first-hand.

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An expedition to the local casino is somewhat of an adventure for women who dress to kill. It’s not only about getting dressed to go out, but it’s also about image and the looks of approval as you walk into a sophisticated gaming establishment.

This is something entirely unique to each casino no matter how big or small of an establishment it is. The journey from the wardrobe to the casino is just as eventful as beautiful women turn heads in their killer outfits.

Elegant dresses, jewels and heels are to be expected when visiting casinos. Think James Bond, Casino Royale, think extravagant! It has been an unspoken rule, when going to a casino, formal attire is expected.

As a matter of fact, many casinos don’t allow visitors in with caps, open shoes or shorts. Thankfully, there have been enough lead women in James Bond movies to use as reference to elegant dress styles.

Women get to have a bit of fun when it comes to dressing up for a night out and here is what is to be expected a the majority of casinos, if not all casinos. Even if you plan on playing at an online casino from home, you can still find some inspiration for a classy outfit. For those who would rather stay in, than go out, check out this review of Royal Ace Casino. We think you will have a blast no matter what you decide.

From Casual to Formal

One of the biggest advantages of being a woman is the fun factor of playing dress up. Women can go from casual to formal in a matter of moments.

Any casual outfit can be dressed up with a pair of heels and accessories making the simplest look transform into something incredible and suitable for the retro carpets of casinos.

Women who are looking for styling tips wouldn’t want to dress casual, an event requiring a pretty dress holds more appeal than an event with no dress code standards.

Accessories

Accessories have the power to either steal the spotlight or make a look seem excessive. Too many accessories can steal the look, something no lady dressing to impress wants.

Minimal is optimal, women like Cameron Diaz who only wear earrings on the red carpet, have the right idea about dressing the part. Glitz and glam come in the form of jewels adorning the ears and necks of the stylish woman.

Dresses

Elegant dresses are perfectly acceptable at casinos, women will more often than not be seen in long formal dresses which are surprising considering how fashion has changed, but casino dress code hasn’t.

Evening dresses are perfect for a night out and look formal without having to dress them up with accessories.

For the more simplistic woman, dressing semi-formal is perfectly acceptable and most likely what is more often than not seen at casino establishments.

What to Avoid Wearing

Although ripped jeans are in fashion, wearing jeans in general to a casino is acceptable although somewhat frowned upon, ripped jeans even more so.

Tracksuits are a definite no and most probably won’t be accepted as the correct attire at any casino. Another item to avoid is beachwear, no board shorts or slops.

The Red Carpet Appeal

When Eva Green auditioned for the part in Casino Royale, she set the bar for all females regardless of fame. She had the perfect look, a look made for the casino. Elegance, grace and femininity is the red carpet appeal often seen at casinos.

The red carpet is ideally the perfect example to pick up dressing tips for visiting casino establishments, where all are dressed to the nines and formal is not only expected but also required.

Dressing like a movie star is exactly the right way to go when choosing a dress for the big night out.

Some casinos require men to wear jackets or ties and while the dress code is less strict for women, it is encouraged to call the casino to ensure the dress code is met.

Find the perfect occasion to dress beautifully, visit casinos and dress to impress on your lucky night out.

After all, girls love to play dress up and hold a winning hand of cards!

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The powers that be have started rumours…rumours that we must investigate.

The theories over who would take over the role from Daniel Craig have been changing by the day, with Tom Hiddleston, Jamie Dornan and Aidan Turner being linked to the franchise over the last year.

Whispers in the film industry’s gossip crew are now reporting that actor Richard Madden could be taking up the mantle of the newest James Bond.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sources in the tabloids are hinting that the former Game of Thrones actor (RIP Robb Stark, gone but not forgotten) and star of recent BBC phenomenon Bodyguard is top of executive producer Barbara Broccoli's wishlist for the role when Daniel Craig retires his blue steel eyes and tuxedo.

He certainly has a licence to thrill based on the excitement he caused from his turn as David Budd, protector of the fictional Home Secretary in the popular British show Bodyguard, which has recently announced will be coming to Netflix at the end of the month.

Eon Productions are expected to approach Madden regarding the iconic protagonist over the next few days, according to the Daily Mail.

Popular The Wire actor Idris Elba was previously thought to be the favourite frontrunner for the role, which would have been a major progression in diverse representation, but he broke everyone’s heart by recently quashing any Bond rumours.

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Walking the London red carpet at the premiere of his directorial debut Yardie, Elba curtly ruled himself out of the competitive process of Bond auditions, despite feverish speculation surrounding him previously.

Danny Boyle has only just stepped down from the post of director of the 25th Bond film, citing “creative differences” with MGM.

It will be Daniel Craig’s fifth and final film as the infamous MI6 agent. True Detective mastermind Cary Fukunaga has been hired as Boyle’s replacement, with the film scheduled for February 2020.

We have faith that Richard Madden is the man to reignite the Bond franchise, I mean just look at that jawline?

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We are completely devastated that Idris Elba will not be taking on the the role of James Bond in the upcoming film.

The Luther star recently confirmed his absence from the 007 film.

We can only guess whether his rejection of the role has any correlation with director Danny Boyle’s recent exit from the film.

Just three months before filming was scheduled to start, the Oscar-winning filmmaker suddenly stepped down from his director role.

A post from the James Bond official Twitter account said: “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to creative differences Danny Boyle has decided to no longer direct Bond 25.”

Good Morning Britain reporter Divya Kohli spotted Idris at the premiere of his directed film Yardie and eagerly asked him to confirm rumours of his role in the upcoming film.

The reporter asked if he was ‘looking at the next 007’, to which Idris simplu replied, ‘No' , without any further explanation.

Perhaps, The Wire actor could not imagine a 007 film without the visionary Danny Boyle’s involvement.

Or has this hesitation been brewing in Idris’ mind for a while now?

In an interview with The New York Times in October, the talented actor confessed his worries about only being cast because he was black.

“It’s interesting that the James Bond thing continues to go. I think it’s more about, we just want to have a black guy play James Bond rather than Idris Elba the actor play James Bond. That’s the part that I’m like, ‘Ugh, come on,’” he revealed.

Either way, it seems we have to say goodbye to our hopes of seeing Idris play the becoming role of the suave, skilled intelligence officer.

So, who does that leave in the 007 line-up? Rumours continue to mill around  a few other male actors, including Aidan Turner, James Norton, and Tom Hardy.

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The name's Elba, Idris Elba (sorry).

Bond fans, listen up – it looks like your new 007 is going to be London actor Idris Elba. 

And we're not sure how we feel about the whole thing tbh. 

The 45-year-old's hat has been in the ring for some time now along with the likes of Irish actor Aidan Turner and Brit Tom Hiddleston.

According to Esquire, the idea of Elba as Bond started waaay back in 2014, when a few emails were leaked in the massive Sony hack.

Then-studio co-chair Amy Pascal had let slip to a a colleague that "Idris should be the next Bond."

Idris spent the last few years denying that he wil be taking on the role and even advocated that the next Bond should be female. 

Well, it looks like that won't be the case as it's now being reported that Bond producers are seriously eager for Idris to snap up the part.

According to the Independent, ''director Antoine Fuqua revealed the details of a conversation with Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, in which she said "it is time" for a non-white actor to take on the iconic role. Fuqua discussed who might be next in the running with Broccoli, who's certain the progressive move "will happen eventually", with Idris Elba a reported frontrunner for the role.''

This latest news has obviously got a massive response and a few contrasting opinions to say the least.  

While some people were excited for Idris to step into the role, saying, ''I have seen exactly one bond film since they replaced Roger Moore…..Idris Elba as Bond I gotta see though!'' others had their reservations, especially when it came to the actor's age.

''I wouldn't mind Idris Elba as the new bond I guess, except that he's way too old! Why do they keep casting old Bonds! He's meant to be in his middle 30s!'' one tweeted.  

That's a fair point but remember when people were going mad because Daniel Craig was blonde and they couldn't imagine a fair-haired Bond?

So we say g'luck to Idris if he's successful – he's a fab actor so we're sure he'll smash it anyway. 

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Daniel Craig is expected to hang up his tuxedo and end his time as 007 after the next James Bond film, which will most likely be released in 2019.

That leaves only one question then: who will replace him as the iconic spy?

Many people have been calling for a person of colour to play Bond (Idris Elba, anyone?) and others have said that it's high time a woman take on the role.

John Krasinski is among those hoping for a female Bond – more specifically, for his wife Emily Blunt to play the part.

“I think a woman Bond would be amazing … They just did it on Doctor Who and people went ballistic [with excitement]," he told the Evening Standard.

"Emily would be an amazing Bond. Would she do it? I don’t know. But I would love to see her do it. I love to see her do anything, but the Bond franchise for me is so [great].”

To be honest, now that he's saying it we can't think of anyone more perfect.

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Sexy British accent? Check. Unbelievably good looks? Check. Suave attitude? Check! Let's just make her a secret agent already.

Her acting cred puts her over the edge, too. From Devil Wears Prada to Young Victoria to Into the Woods, the 35-year-old has chops.

And who knows, maybe if Emily is involved in the project John will be on board, too.

He recently directed and co-wrote the critically acclaimed film A Quiet Place, which he also co-starred in with his wife. The 38-year-old has said that he'd love to work with Emily again, who he praises as his 'favourite actress'.

“I would do everything with Emily. She was just so incredibly supportive with the script and had ideas of how to shoot, and on set with such a great energy. She is the best person to work with," he gushed.

It also helps that John is all about empowering women. The former Office star said, "Female empowerment is vital, it’s a must, it’s not a thing you’ve got to be aware of, it’s an obvious must.

"Women are as heroic — and in my case much more heroic — than men, so I love doing it [creating those characters].”

Fingers crossed we get to see a female Bond on the silver screen soon!

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Irish heart-throb Cillian Murphy is being tipped to be the next 007. 

The Cork native and star of the hit BBC drama series, Peaky Blinders, has seen a huge increase in the number of bets backing him to take over the role from Daniel Craig in recent months. 

At the end of last year, the actor was in with 125/1 shot of landing the role, however, those odds have since dropped dramatically and now stand at just 25/1. 

 All in all, 72 per cent of bets placed on the topic were in favour of Cillian. 

Perhaps they know something we don't? Or maybe it's just a lucky guess? – either way, no official confirmation has been given from Murphy or James Bond producers. 

His Peaky Blinders costar Tom Hardy is currently the favourite to take the role with odds of 3/1.

Although, if things keep going the way they're going, Cillian will be the odds-on favourite in no time. 

Should he land the role of a lifetime, he will be the eighth actor, and second hailing from the Emerald Isle, to portray the famous James Bond.

We would never have guessed the next 007 would be a Cork man, but hey, stranger things have happened. 

So, who's your money on? 

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The rumour mill has been working overtime this week, following speculation that Beyoncé will to record the next James Bond theme song.

Following in the footsteps of fellow musicians Adele, Sam Smith, and Alicia Keys, the 35-year-old is believed to be in talks with Bond producers, with some reports suggesting that her husband, Jay-Z could even feature on the track.

The upcoming film, which is due to be released on 2019, will be the 25th in the James Bond series and it was recently confirmed that Daniel Craig is on board to reprise his iconic role.

According to the Daily Star, Beyoncé reached out to Adele, who recorded the soundtrack for the 2017 Bond film, Skyfall.

“The two spoke before Bey’s first meeting with film bosses and Adele told her how co-writing and performing a Bond theme gave her an amazing career hike. Not many of the themes have been as successful – but there are tens of millions of Beyoncé fans out there,” the source revealed.

A studio executive for MGM added: "To tie-up a deal with Beyoncé for a theme song for Daniel’s fifth appearance as 007 would really be the icing on the cake."

However, the Formation singer remains tight-lipped on the matter with a representative for the star telling Billboard: “This is a rumour.”

But given that Beyoncé has a reputation for keeping her career moves under tight wraps, we're not going to write off the possibility just yet.

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It seems like Daniel Craig is reprising his role as James Bond*.

Despite previous reports, which tipped actors such as Adain Turner and Idris Elba to take on the role, Daniel will return as the UK spy.

According to The Sunday Mirror, Daniel changed his mind after seeing the line up of actors tipped to play 007.

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"It’s taken time but Daniel has come round and the strong consensus in the Bond offices is that Mr Craig is 007 again," a source said.

And the producers are hoping that Daniel will be joined by another James Bond alumni.

Sources say that everyone on the team is keen to have Adele back, after her previous Bond theme tune soared to number one in the charts.

"Craig and Adele together are the winning team, the ultimate choice, the money spinners.

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"[Adele is] more of an unknown quantity but loved being part of Bond, so the signs are positive.”

It has also been reported that Daniel's wife, actress Rachel Weisz, is "on board with the decision." 

*Yes, we wanted Tom Hardy to take on the role, too (sob).

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From Daniel Craig's 007, to Mad Men's Don Draper and Christian Grey of the Fifty Shades trilogy – sophisticated, dapper gentlemen have now firmly pushed to one side the scruffy, gum-chewing bad boys of yesteryear.

And while their suits, their swagger, and their many successes naturally appeal no end, their incredible abodes are something of a mega-attraction too. 

Indeed, here at SHEmazing! we say there are few things sexier than a man who takes pride in his home – whether that's a box-room in his parents' place or a sprawling, detached property.

Thankfully, and choosing to ignore any lingering traffic cones or quirky beers mats from his college years, there are simple, affordable ways to revamp a living space too. 

Yes, armed with the right inspiration (Fifty Shades Darker hits Irish cinemas on February 10, for example) even the dullest of spaces can be transformed into something manly and striking.

Goodbye tatty boys-club gaff; hello cosmopolitan man-cave dwelling!

Here are six simple ways to give refined home-decor a distinctly masculine twist…

1) Accessories are everything 

Forming the perfect living space isn't exclusive to those with a millionaire bank balance. After all, when it comes to creating sleek, masculine interiors, the likes of leather photo frames, matching plates and cutlery, and luxurious faux-fur throws go a LONG way. 

2) Get rid of any junk

Clutter is out! Small living environments in particular can't support a load of 'stuff'. Go through every possession and aim to chuck as much of it as possible. Old DVDs and CDs? Out! Keep your wardrobe simple and concise too; discard anything that's tatty, worn, or dated.

3) Keep the colour-scheme simple

Embrace earthy hues like browns, greys, or deep greens. Or alternatively opt for two or three complementing colours and work with those – not only on the walls and ceilings, but also via accessories, furniture, and paintings. 

4) Storage boxes are a BIG help

Aim to keep day-to-day clutter out of sight. Bathrooms shouldn't be littered with products; bedrooms shouldn't be strewn with clothing, and sitting-rooms should be free of the likes of games consoles and gadgets. Invest in some good-quality storage boxes to help you clear away as much as possible.

5) Create a central feature

Christian Grey may have THAT Fazioli piano in his breathtaking penthouse – but even a bicycle or smaller musical instrument mounted on a wall can create a great central feature and talking point. If that feels too ambitious, use a piece of art or a quirky charity-shop find instead. 

6) Stick to a cleaning schedule

After discarding, decorating, and rearranging – don't let all your hard work go to waste by then not implementing a strict cleaning schedule. Leave the actual scrubbing and washing for the weekends, but daily, aim to complete a 20-minute tidy and re-ordering.

 

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Despite saying he’d rather “slash [his] wrists” than play Bond again, Daniel Craig has fans thinking he could be sticking with the franchise after all.

Just one month on from sources claiming the actor could get $150 million to reprise the coveted role, Daniel seems to have changed his tune on 007.

Speaking at the New Yorker festival over the weekend, the 48-year-old said: “I’ve got the best job in the world doing Bond. The things I get to do on a Bond movie and the type of work it is, there’s no other job like it.”

Furthering the suggestion that he could appear in a fifth James Bond movie, he continued: “I love this job.  I get a massive kick out of it.  And if I can keep getting a kick out of it, I will.”

Bond executive producers recently told the BBC that despite the likes of Tom Hiddleston and James Norton expressing an interest in playing the spy, Daniel is still “absolutely the first choice”.

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