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Daniel Craig and Adele are reportedly reuniting for Bond 25

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Love him or hate him, it’s undeniable that Daniel Craig has become the heart and soul of the modern James Bond franchise – and he’s reportedly been confirmed for another one. Despite vehemently insisting he wasn’t going to return to the spy thriller, a source close to the project has said he’s changed his mind and Adele’s also been tipped to lend her smoky tones to the next film again.

The source revealed to the Mirror, ‘Craig and Adele together are the winning team, the ultimate choice, the money-spinners. It’s taken time but Daniel has come round and the strong consensus in the Bond offices is that Mr Craig is 007 again. As for Adele, she’s more of an unknown quantity but loved being part of Bond, so the signs are positive.’

It’s a massive 180 for Daniel Craig, who once famously said in a Time Out interview that he would ‘rather break this glass and slit my wrists’ before returning to the role. While the news has been yet to be announced on his IMDB page, if he has been secured as Bond then it will mark the fifth time he has played the world-famous spy.

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It’s no surprise that the Bond team want to reunite Adele and Daniel Craig for the 25th film in the franchise’s history, as they made movie magic in 2012 with Sam Mendes’ Skyfall. The film was the most profitable Bond of all time raking in a worldwide gross of £861, 000, 000 as of April 2013, with Adele winning a Grammy and Oscar for the titular song.

However, Adele’s velvety voice could be in jeopardy as the singer cancelled two of her London gigs and revealed to her fans in a devastating Instagram post that she has damaged her vocal chords. A source told The Sun that, ‘The fear is that she won’t be able to sing again’, which could mean trouble for a future Bond theme.

Tom Hiddleston and Poldark’s Aidan Turner were rumoured to be in talks for the role of James Bond, while a 2014 email leak revealed that Idris Elba was a favourite with the powers that be over at Sony. If the news is confirmed to be true, they’ll have to wait for a little while longer for their stab at the British icon.

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