Former Bond girl Yeoh loves Daniel Craig

August 1st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Daniel Craig

London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Michelle Yeoh, who so-starred with Pierce Brosnan in “Tomorrow Never Dies”, loves Daniel Craig and says that he has taken James Bond to a new level and it is more “down and dirty” now. Thesun.co.uk quoted her as saying: “I love, love, love Craig. I’m the biggest fan of the Bond series and they’ve taken it to a new level with Daniel. It’s more gritty, more down and dirty.”

But the Malaysian born actress, who is starring in “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”, third in the “Mummy” series, was quick to add that one can’t compare the present Bond to the one played by Brosnan.

She added: “Brosnan is the epitome of suaveness. It’s like comparing a blue sapphire and a pink diamond. They’re both gems.”

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