James Bond made this motorbike landing stick with the help of some Coca-Cola

Around €60,000 worth of soda, to be exact
by John Paulo Aguilera | Oct 25, 2020
PHOTO: James Bond 007 on YouTube

File this under ‘Reasons Daniel Craig is one of, if not the best to play James Bond.’

When No Time to Die, the 25th installment of the spy film series, required a motorcycle stunt on slippery cobblestone, the outgoing English actor came to the rescue just like his quick-witted fictional character.

Stunt coordinator Lee Morrision revealed in an interview with Total Film that it was Craig’s idea to use Coca-Cola to make the cobbled streets of Italy sticky, so that the latter’s stunt double Paul Edwards can land safely after hitting a ramp.

Yes, you read that right: Your favorite sugary soft drink, and nearly 32,000 liters of it.

“I spent nearly €60,000 (almost P3.5 million) spraying Coca-Cola around Matera,” Morrison shared. “I’ve been spraying Coca-Cola on slippery surfaces for a very long time.”

And before you say they just wasted 32,000 liters of Coke, the liquid served a dual purpose as another kind of [cleaning] agent—one that makes things look very clean after it washes off, according to Morrison.

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We’re not sure if the stunt they’re referring to is the one at the 2:05 mark of the latest trailer, but it sure looks sweet:

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No Time to Die hits theaters in April 2021.

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopBikes.ph. Minor edits have been made.

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