Can you guess how much executives offered Daniel Craig to continue his role as James Bond?
The answer is: $150 million.
Radar Online reported that Sony will do anything in their power to keep the British actor on for at least two more films.
“The studio is desperate to secure the actor’s services while they phase in a younger long-term successor,” a source told the publication.
“Everyone knows how much executives adore him, and the idea of losing him at such a crucial time in the franchise isn’t an option as far as all the studio honchos are concerned.”
The source continued, “Daniel’s the key for a seamless, safe transition as far as Sony and Bond bosses are concerned, and they’re prepared to pay a king’s ransom to make it happen.”
However, according to statements Craig has made in the past, he does not have any plans to return to the role of 007 agent, Business Insider reported.
After starring in four Bond films, he voiced his disinterest after the release of Spectre in 2015.
In May it was reported that the actor - who said he would rather 'slit his wrists' than endure another outing as Bond - turned down an offer of $68 million.
Although he has stressed that Spectre was his final film, executives still believe there is a chance they can convince him to come back.
What do you think? Will Daniel Craig return as James Bond or will he retire from this role completely?