James Bond actor Daniel Craig is alleged to have particularly requested Fleabag and Killing Eve’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge to work on the script for No Time To Die. There have been stories that Waller-Bridge got here in to spruce up the dialogue and add extra humor, however now she has formally commented on her particular contributions to the film.
Waller-Bridge appeared on the Virgin Radio show just lately (via The Independent) the place she clarified that she was requested to put in writing “dialogue polishes” and to put in writing “completely different alternate options” for the script.
“They did give me some scenes after which be like, ‘Are you able to write some alternate options for this or have one other thought about the place it may go within the center or how it will finish?’ After which I’d simply give them choices and varied scenes after which they’d take what they need,” she stated. “However there was rather a lot individuals writing–the director [Cary Fukunaga] was a author on it as nicely. And there’d been a number of writers earlier than.”
Waller-Bridge additionally talked about that she was “always” talking to Craig about No Time To Die and the concepts for the story. She additionally pressured that she will’t take credit score for the entire thing. “It is a large kind of melting pot of all people’s concepts the entire time,” she stated.
Waller-Bridge is the fifth credited screenwriter for No Time To Die; she joins director Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective, Beasts of No Nation), Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum, Contagion), and veteran James Bond writers Neal Purvis…