Suddenly all is right in the world. Daniel Craig is back as 007 James Bond.
The British actor confirmed he will return for the fifth time to the famed spy role in the still-untitled 25th Bond film.
Craig, 49, broke the bombshell on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night when asked point blank by host Stephen Colbert: “Daniel Craig, will you return as James Bond?”
The simple reply was “Yes” from Craig, causing the studio audience to erupt in applause.
“And I couldn’t be happier,” the beaming Craig added.
The Bond franchise has hit new critical and popular heights with Craig playing the perfectly dressed spy with a license to kill in the past four films — Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre.
Even Roger Moore, who played a suave Bond a record seven times, told Time magazine in 2012 that Craig “is the Bond. He’s quite brilliant…To me, he looks like a killer. He looks as though he knows what he’s doing.”
The franchise has…