Jane Jenkins and Janet Hirshenson were responsible for getting the Brit the part and while they say he makes a sexy and powerful Bond, they are amazed by the publics reaction to his blond locks.
The two think its because the five previous Bonds were all brunettes and thats what everyone is used to.
Jenkins points out that if Casino Royale director Martin Campbell was having a real issue he could have just used hair dye to solve the problem.
Hirshenson says they auditioned many big stars for the role before finding Craig including Colin Farrell and made all of them dress up in tuxedos and hold guns.
Says Jenkins: They dont take offense its history and part of the Bond tradition.
The duo discusses their other casting experiences in a new book, A Star is Found: Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywoods Biggest Movies (Harcourt) which comes out next month.
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