Yet Another Knock On Daniel Craig

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  1. The Trainman Cained.

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    You won't believe what the idiots, a.k.a. the media, have come up with this time...

    Source: http://www.mi6.co.uk/news/index.php?itemid=3549&catid=2

    MEDIA RUMOUR

    Daniel Craig’s credentials as the new James Bond have taken another knock — after it was discovered he is a duffer at poker - reports The Sun.

    Accoring to the paper, an expert had to be flown abroad to teach him the game — even though the gambling scene is crucial to latest movie Casino Royale.

    British card player John Duthie, who has made £1.5million from poker, was jetted to a Berlin hotel to coach Craig.

    An "insider" said: “Daniel could not play cards — it was so funny. It is a critical part of the film, where Bond shows how cool a customer he is.

    But it was frustratingly ridiculous how long it took to teach the cast how to play or behave at a poker table.

    “Everyone at the hotel has been laughing about a Bond who can’t play cards.”

    In the casino scene, 007 has to wipe out the arch villain’s fortune by bluffing him at the poker table. The movie is out in November.

    Thanks to 'Grunther' for the alert.
     
  2. skruloos Registered

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    Well they're actors. They're not all professionals in everything they need to do. Does Pierce Brosnan really know how to drive like Bond? Did Matt Damon know Kali before he did The Bourne Identity? No. They are taught that. Why should poker be any different?
     
  3. Equinox Nerazzurri

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    The media is just moronic a lot of times :down
     
  4. Mentok Registered

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    Brosnan invented poker. :o
     
  5. Agentsands77 Registered

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    Connery didn't know how to play golf before doing GOLDFINGER.
     
  6. BAILY Registered

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    the media is really starting to **** me off!!! All they want to do is pick on Craig... leave the man alone.. he's gonna be a fine Bond... all this crap started with one media outlet stating something false about Craig and CR.. next thing.. its like a game to them.. just watch Craig will blow all of us out of the water.. i have high expectations for him.. and I know he will pull them off.. if I read one more bad thing about him.. I swear I am gonna go all crazyass on the media... i'll give them a story to cover.. I tell ya that:mad:
     
  7. hes a duffer at poker..

    hahahahaha.

    what next?
     
  8. Avalanche Tremor

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    Oh this is just pathetic. I'm pretty sure when casting, card playing skills aren't right up there at the top of the agenda.
     
  9. Bat Brain Registered

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    Wow, that guy's gonna be an awful Bond. I heard he's never even shot a bad guy before.
     
  10. seishin87 Registered

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    It gets worse. He's not even a real british secret agent!:mad:
     
  11. TheTurtle I Like Potatoes!!

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    What? This is an outrage!!! I demand that EON fire Craig and cast a real secret agent immediately!!!!

    God I hate the press. Why don't they just leave the man alone...
     
  12. The Trainman Cained.

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    LMAO! :up:
     
  13. SpyderDan Registered

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    Wow, with all the crap he's been taking lately, I'm beginning wonder why anyone would even want this role.
     
  14. Kurosawa Registered

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    Heh.

    I think he needed to kill at least 5 people before he took the part.

    They could all be British tabloid publishers.
     
  15. PhotoJones Registered

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    he needs a coach for everything
     
  16. PWN3R Instagram:@Mannie_Bothans

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    ALL of the time...:(
     
  17. Scooter Registered

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    What's a duffer?
     
  18. James"007"Bond Registered

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    If anybody should feel ashamed its the idiots who actually report these meaningless "reports". Craig didn't know how to play poker?? Who gives a crap? Do people honestly care? Its clear the media don't even know what an actor means anymore. I blame reality tv and of course the fundimental stupidity of man in general.
     
  19. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    All this bad buzz makes me think that even if it is a genuinely good film, the british media will highlight the flaws and this flick is doomed
     
  20. Bat Brain Registered

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    It means 'bad at something'.

    As in ''The Sun is a duffer at printing worthwhile stories''
     
  21. Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    Anything printed in The Sun is not worth reading, let alone believing.
     
  22. GothicPowerMix1 Registered

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    Maybe they will say he can't shoot a gun

    First he could not drive stick
    Then he got his teeth knocked out
    Now he can't paly poker

    What is next for the Media. He can't shoot for ****. You just watch :o
     
  23. Mentok Registered

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    The Sun is not fit to wrap my fish and chips in.
     
  24. kit1982 Registered

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    Nah the British media are hypocrites! Always do it, they slag off the national football team and the top players (I see they've moved on too Rooney now) but as soon as a big event comes out you get the posters with "Support the lads" written all over it!

    Come November The Sun will write about how Craig was simply awesome, wether he was or not!
     
  25. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    It's all about selling papers, New York papers do the same
     

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