Exactly one week after saying he would be interested in playing James Bond for as long as he could, Daniel Craig has completely changed his tune.
When asked by Time Out London if he'd want to continue the role in future films, the Spectre star admitted he would rather kill himself than play Britain's suavest spy one more time.
"Now, I'd rather break this glass and slash my wrists," he said surprisingly, after sitting through a pretty lighthearted interview. "No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I want to do is move on," he said.
The graphic quote may come as a shock to fans of the franchise, especially since Craig recently gave an interview expressing nothing but adoration for the role and his time on set.
"I'll keep going as long as I'm physically able," he told The Daily Mail on Sept. 30th. "I'm contracted for one more — but I'm not going to make predictions."
Apparently Craig has changed his answer, not only admitting that he hasn't thought about whether or not he'd like to do another Bond movie all year, but confirming he wasn't apart of any ongoing discussions to reprise the role.
"At the moment, we've done it. I'm not in discussion with anybody about anything," he said, before adding that if he did do another film, hypothetically, it would only be for the paycheck.
As the interview goes on, Craig gets progressively more agitated. When pressed about whether he had an opinion about who was cast as the next Bond (a question stemming from controversy surrounding Idris Elba being deemed "too street" to play the iconic character), Craig couldn't let go of the expletives fast enough.
"Look, I don't give a fuck. Good luck to them," he said. "It's your bed to lie on. And don't be shit! Don't be shit."
Still, the actor did offer a piece of advice to the actor who does end up being cast in the role.
"All I care about is that if I stop doing these things we've left it in a good place and people pick it up and make it better," he said. "Make it better, that's all."
Spectre is the actor's fourth time playing Bond, and Craig confessed that during original negotiations, he was asked to play the spy at least once more.
"I was contracted to do another one. That was all set up," Craig explained.
Going by this interview, however, it sounds like Craig may officially be out of the franchise, but as the old saying goes, never say never. Like many an actor that has been a part of a large blockbuster franchise, Craig may just want to stand down and pursue other artistic interests.
Spectre is scheduled to be released on Nov. 6, 2015.
Update: Added some more detail on the context of Craig's quote, and updated headline with "right now."