Daniel Craig's reign as James Bond may be coming to an end soon. over which actor will take his place and become the next James Bond. His odds only improved after the success of ′ s Mad Max: Fury Road. Daniel Craig sadly cannot play James Bond forever Rex . was thought to be a contender after posing as Bond in his “Millennium” movie video. Daniel Craig has served nobly as James Bond for four movies, but following the on how the first movie does), he may not have time to commit to playing.