Daniel Craig was injured while filming the untitled 25th installment of the acclaimed franchise about the suave British spy.
The 51-year-old actor will have to have ankle surgery following an injury he had on set while sprinting.
“He was sprinting during filming when he slipped and fell quite awkwardly,” a source told the Sun. “He was in quite a lot of pain and was complaining about his ankle.”
News of the injury, the surgery, and the unchanged premiere date was announced via the franchise’s official Twitter Wednesday.
“Daniel Craig will be undergoing minor ankle surgery resulting from an injury sustained during filming in Jamaica,” the official announcement read. “Production will continue whilst Craig is rehabilitating for two weeks post-surgery. The film remains on track for the same release date in April 2020.”
According to sources, the 51-year-old actor who is portraying the suave British spy for the fifth time, injured himself while sprinting on set.
The feature is directed by Cary Fukunaga. The five times James Bond actor is joined by co-stars Rami Malek, Ana De Armas, Lashana Lynch, David Dencik, Billy Magnussen, Dali Benssalah, Lea Seydoux, Jeffrey Wright, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Naomie Harris and Ralph Fiennes.