On 7 June 1994, Brosnan was announced as the fifth actor to play Bond.In the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert gave the film 3 stars out of 4, saying that Brosnan's Bond was "somehow more sensitive, more vulnerable, more psychologically complete" than the previous ones, also commenting on Bond's "loss of innocence" since previous films.
Shortly after the release of Die Another Day, the media began questioning whether or not Brosnan would reprise the role for a fifth time.At that time, Brosnan was approaching his 50th birthday.In 1987, NBC cancelled Remington Steele and Brosnan was offered the role as James Bond, but the publicity revived Remington Steele.His contract with the Remington Steele producers required him to resume his role and he regretfully declined the Bond role.and put the Bond series on a hiatus for several years.
After the legal issues had been resolved, Dalton decided not to return for a third film.
He lent his likeness for Bond in the video games James Bond 007: Nightfire and James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, providing his voice for the latter.
During this period, he also took the lead in other films including the epic disaster adventure film Dante's Peak (1997) and the remake of the heist film The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).
In 1992, he shot a pilot for NBC called Running Wilde, playing a reporter for Auto World magazine. Brosnan first met James Bond films producer Albert R.
Broccoli on the sets of For Your Eyes Only because his first wife, Cassandra Harris, starred as Countess Lisl von Schlaf, mistress to Milos Columbo. he's my guy" to inherit the role of Bond from Roger Moore.
Since leaving the role of Bond, he has starred in such films as the musical/romantic comedy Mamma Mia!