Absolutely, i think he is a mis-cast.
If pierce were cast in this exact movie, with all the lines the same.
Yes, my feelings would be better about it.
But no the movie would still have stunk as a Bond.
You don't become a Gentlemen from being a rash thug, you become jaded yes.
but there is no possibility for Craig to be a gentlemen.
I still fail to see why the let Pierce go.
Die another day brought in over 500 million dollars!
The most successful bond to date.