07/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Daniel Craig Forced To Wear Lifts In New "Bond" Film

Over the decades 007 has been equipped with an amazing array of secret weapons - and now a new one has been added to his arsenal ... stacked heels.

Actress Gemma Arterton, the secret agent's love interest in the new Quantum Of Solace movie, has told how producers had to give Bond star Daniel Craig a lift when she put on her high heels.

But the 22-year-old says Craig, known to be prickly about the subject of his height, took the news 'with good humour'.

Arterton, who is 5ft 7in, said: 'Daniel is 5ft 10in but when they put me in heels, I was taller than him and it didn't look good on screen.

'The whole point of Bond is that he is masculine and hunky and he has to be taller than his girlfriend.

'Daniel had to wear shoes with a lift in them and stacked heels for a few scenes, but he took it very well. He thought it was funny.'

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