McGregor was ?choice? as 007

Brian PendreighOctober 22, 2006THE selection process to choose the new James Bond was so secretive that even Q ? the fictional head of the British secret service ? would have been proud.Now its cover has been blown with the revelation that Ewan McGregor, the prolific Scottish actor, was the first choice of producers to replace Pierce Brosnan as 007.The role eventually went to Daniel Craig, the English actor whose craggy, careworn features are believed by some traditionalists to clash with the character’s smooth image.Source: Stories:’Casino’ head: McGregor should be Bond – United Press InternationalEwan McGregor turned down Bond – The Hollywood NewsThanks to Roberta for the links!