When we watched Tomb Raider, we didn’t immediately think ‘that hunk opposite Angelina Jolie with his top-off should play Paul Newman’s son and the central figure in a complex family drama that riffs on elements of Greek tragedy.’
Mendes, however, did, casting Craig in The Road To Perdition.
Craig played Connor, a mobster consumed by jealousy over his father’s affection for his favourite hitman.
Mendes teased a scene-stealing performance from Craig, providing a turning point for his career in the process. We can’t wait to see them reunited.
But Bond films aren’t just on the 007 actor’s shoulders. There’s the Bond girl to think about...