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Daniel Craig Covers 'Esquire' August 2011

Daniel Craig Covers 'Esquire' August 2011

Daniel Craig covers Esquire magazine’s August 2011 issue, on newsstands Tuesday (July 12).

Here’s what the 43-year-old Cowboys & Aliens – and newly married – actor had to share:

On constantly being associated with James Bond: “This has become my way, it’s as simple as that. I mean, since I’ve just become James Bond. And I think, you know, that means being something that people feel they own. And all of the sudden I’m getting magazine covers, when I got nothing for ten years before that. I say it’s just pure luck. And doing covers, people interviewing me, and they want to know everything and I’m going, I’m not gonna f—ing tell you!”

On The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: “It’s as adult as you can possibly make it. This is adult drama. I grew up, as we f—ing all did, watching The Godfather and that, movies that were made for adults. And this is a $100 million R-rated movie. Nobody makes those anymore. And [director David Fincher], he’s not holding back. They’ve given him free rein. He showed me some scenes recently, and my hand was over my mouth, going, Are you f—ing serious?”

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  • OMG

    SEX GOD!

  • first

    This man is sex on legs!

  • F***

    He’s gorgeous. Can’t wait to see tattoo

  • Fan

    What a man! Rachel is so lucky.

  • greenway

    He’s looking great.

  • Xahira

    He is FANTASTIC!

  • Mlef

    WTF is Poutine oing on Esquire cover…lol

  • lil

    meh, I don’t get the attraction.

  • susan

    Daniel is so good looking

  • Seth

    Read the interview!! Extremely interesting!! Love Daniel<3<3<3

  • Julia

    He makes good in everything he does, I believe. Can’t wait to see Bond 23!

  • jiji

    I judge a book by its cover. Good job!!

  • Mike

    Yup, the interview went off so well!! Daniel has a quaint sense of humor, eh?

  • Dee

    How hot does he look?! Seriously, wow!

  • FB

    Love the creativity of writing the contents in hand script! esp for a mainstream mag. good one!

  • sissy

    God He’s Hot. I think I’m in love….

  • Kim

    I like the episode of shooting TINTIN. Is he a Clint Eastwood fan?

  • Mr Hawk

    Hm, Daniel seems a kind man, and I found him very amusing!

  • Ephphatha

    SMOKIN’ HOT!!!!!!!!!

  • Karl

    ”And this is a $100 million R-rated movie.”
    All right! I’m getting a rush of motivation, I must see!!

  • Mira Chicago

    Daniel Craig looks so hot, and a great interview! Literally. I never thought that seeing that would effect me like that. Awesome!!

  • CE


    it was all over the press last year. He admires Clint and this was so funny.

  • sophie

    he’s extraordinary; sexy’s not in it. feeling horny!

  • Mike
  • Mike
  • Mike

    Daniel Craig Talks ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,’ Politics, Class In Esquire

  • Dawkins

    He’s so sexy, he’s English, he’s got a nice accent, he’s super smart, he’s got beautiful eyes.

  • Kim

    CE, thank you for the article!! He was so funny, he was killing me!

  • biceps!!!
  • DanRach

    Goldfinger! Bond bride Rachel Weisz flashes her wedding band for the first time since marrying Daniel Craig

  • Chris

    I have just finished reading the article. Everyone mentioned Daniel as a funny man. Just so?

  • Elizabeth

    His daughter comes up, a student in a college on the East Coast of the United States.
    His daughter is a student in a college…..
    a student in a college?
    What?! I never knew that!!

  • simone

    hello, danny! he’s so hot & yummy here. daniel is a real HUNK!

  • what

    Did you expect, she’s almost 19 years old.
    And fore sure she was not brought up like some others useless brats of some other celebrity.

  • Celodina

    Overated in the looks department. face is haggard. Nice body for an old man though.

  • kelly

    I just love this graffiti cover with Daniel!! How cool!

  • Amy

    Daniel rarely, if ever, talking about his daughter, right? He really loves her!

  • Amy
  • Jekyll

    those eyes!! his eyes are so intense and gorgeous! great colors and yes those eyes are marvelous….so well …

  • Mako Morton

    The interview in a very unusual way. I could hardly wait to hear his interview, Daniel is a man with a lovable character!!

  • Amy

    This is one of the best magazine covers I’ve seen in a while

  • Marcia

    Daniel is hot, he certainly still exuded sex appeal!!

  • Elle

    Rachel is wearing the wedding ring. So Daniel, too?

  • ring
  • Sculli

    Fincher throw fresh light on a subject, flexibility of interpretation or of options. Daniel will reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature.

  • Thelma

    I find him interesting and attractive but no classically handsome (too short) and doesn’t photograph well at times.

  • Elle

    Catch!! Bless me if it isn’t true! Thanks, ring.

  • Elle

    to Thelma
    All the pretty boys are boring. They look alike to me – boring verbosity, too bloody cocksure, narcist. They cannot love a woman, but they are in love with themselves. Disgusting!

  • Lee-chan

    Daniel is back on Mag’s cover! And he is a badass!

  • KAKA

    I’m thrilled to seeing The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo. He’s the rock!