Daniel Craig Reportedly Starred as Balder the Brave in Solo Marvel Series Based on Thor’s Half-Brother

Since rising to fame as the last actor to play James Bond, Daniel Craig has become a highly sought after actor. His departure from james bond The franchise has left a giant void that has made producers cautious about who they choose next to become the super-spy.

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Daniel Craig as James Bond.

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With Henry Cavill and Idris Elba among the main contenders for the role, the producers seem interested in redefining the james bond franchise, as they did with Daniel Craig. His character had far more human consequences and emotions than his predecessors.

Daniel Craig as Bond and future plans

He first played 007 in Casino Royale, which quickly became the highest-grossing film in the franchise. The actor went on to star in a rollercoaster of Bond films, many of which received mixed reception. On the other hand, celestial fall was the most successful James Bond film to date, adored by critics and fans alike.

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Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc in Knives out.

Daniel Craig decided to leave the franchise in style with Cary Joji Fukunaga no time to die. It starred Rami Malek as Lyutsifer Safin and Ana De Armas as Bond girl Paloma. It was the first film in the franchise to end with the death of James Bond.

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Since no time to die, the actor remained rather idle, being much more selective with his roles. He will play Benoit Blanc in the third part of Knives outwhich should be released around 2024. But something much more interesting seems to be afoot as it now joins a new franchise.

Is Daniel Craig in the MCU?

Building on his immense popularity as John Krasinski and Oscar Issacs, the Quantum of Comfort The actor has entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to a report from Giant Freakin Robot, the actor will star in an upcoming Disney+ series as Balder the Brave, an Asgardian warrior.

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Coming from the land of Thor and Loki, its early location remains a mystery since Asgard was destroyed by Surtur and now most of the natives live in New Earth Asgard. Although he is noble and heroic in the comics, some believe that he could compete for the throne against Valkyrie.

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Fanart of Daniel Craig as Balder the Brave.

Craig was actually supposed to be featured as Balder the Brave in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and was supposed to be one of the members of the Illuminati alongside Patrick Stewart’s Professor X and Anson Mount’s Black Bolt, but was ultimately cut from the film.

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As Daniel Craig brings considerable chops and acting experience to the film, this could be an interesting watch, or it could end in a dud like Moon Knight. But Marvel shows are struggling to hold the landing, so this couple might do the trick.

Source: Giant Freakin Robot

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