BOND 25 has been given a new director, as well as a revised commencement of filming and release dates as announced officially by producers Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and 007 Daniel Craig.
Released on Social media late on today the films director will be American Filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga who was announced as the replacement for departed director Danny Boyle, he is a relative unknown who Eon have described as Innovative and versatile. He becomes the first American to helm an official Bond film.
The film will begin shooting at Pinewood on 4th March next year with a Worldwide release of the 14th of February 2020.
We expect more official details to be announced over the next couple of months and in the lead up to the commencement of filming, including the writing team, suggested recently by many media outlets as being the return of Bond regulars Robert Wade and Neal Purvis.
The 2020 release date will see the second longest gap between films in the series, the longest was between 'Licence to Kill' and 'GoldenEye' (Six years) and the longest whilst starring the same actor. With Daniel Craig turning 51 just two days before commencing filming the much anticipated outing.
The Official announcement read; "Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that Bond25 will begin filming at Pinewood Studios on 4 March 2019 under the helm of director, Cary Joji Fukunaga with a worldwide release date of 14 February 2020. “We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure," said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli."