Did you know Javier Bardem begged Skyfall director to give him James Bond theme music?

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New Delhi, India Published: Dec 27, 2021, 01:33 PM(IST)

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Hollywood actor Javier Bardem revealed recently that he begged director Sam Mendes to play the iconic James Bond theme music while his character is onscreen in previous film ‘Skyfall’.

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During an interview with Vanity Fair, Bardem discussed how surreal it was to be involved in a Bond film. “Working with Sam Mendes is a gift, it’s a joy, it’s amazing. It’s so rewarding in every aspect. And I said to Sam one day, ‘Sam, I love you. Thank you for giving me this chance, it’s been great, but I have one favor to ask. I know that the tone of [imitates Bond music] is gonna be for Daniel, as it should, but just give one [imitates Bond music again] while I’m on screen, please.’ And he gave it to me.”

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