Bond 25 – Daniel Craig set to return
Daniel Craig will Officially return to the role as 007 when the 25th James Bond film releases on the 25th of October 2019 in the UK and on November 8th 2019 in the US.
Slumdog Millionaire and Steve Jobs director, Danny Boyle will direct the film and adapt an original screenplay from Academy Award nominee John Hodge (Trainspotting)
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli commented,
“We are delighted to announce that the exceptionally talented Danny Boyle will be directing Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as James Bond in the 25th instalment of the franchise. We will begin shooting Bond 25 at Pinewood Studios in December with our partners at MGM and thrilled that Universal Pictures will be our international distributor.”
“Under the leadership of Michael and Barbara, we couldn’t be more thrilled than to bring the next 007 adventure to the big screen uniting the incomparable Daniel Craig with the extraordinary vision of Danny Boyle,” said MGM’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kevin Ulrich. MGM’s President, Motion Picture Group Jonathan Glickman added, “It has been 16 years since DIE ANOTHER DAY was distributed by MGM and it’s incredibly gratifying to be releasing this film alongside the powerhouse team at Universal.”
“Universal is extremely proud to collaborate with Michael, Barbara and MGM on the international marketing and distribution of Bond 25,” said Chairman of Universal Pictures Donna Langley. “The unparalleled combination of Danny’s innovative filmmaking and Daniel’s embodiment of 007 ensured we simply had to be partners in the next chapter of this iconic series.”
With production set to begin on December 3rd we are likely to get our first look at this film in the first half of 2019.
Until then I will be sure to keep you up to date with any developments and castings.