Daniel Craig confirms his James Bond return
Daniel Craig has confirmed during an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that he will return to the role of James Bond.
"It's been a couple of months and we've been discussing it and trying to figure it out.
"I always wanted to [come back]. I [just] needed a break."
See the interview here:
First official confirmation
On 24 July 2017 the official 007.com page came with the first confirmation of Bond 25:
"James Bond will return to US cinemas on November 8, 2019 with a traditional earlier release in the UK and the rest of the world.
Bond 25, the next adventure in the long-running action franchise, will be written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade,
long time collaborators and writers on previous Bond films including CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE, SKYFALL and SPECTRE. The film will be produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.
Additional details regarding distribution, including international release dates, the film’s cast and director, will be announced at a later date."
Purity delayed because of Bond 25
Showtime CEO David Nevin said in a recent interview "He’s doing Bond first and I can’t say anything about what I know or don’t know about Bond, [but] It’s possible it may not shoot until 2019,” "
Debbie McWilliams casting director for Bond for the past 30 years said in recent interview with PardoLive contributor Alessandro De Simone, that she is ready for a new Bond film.
See the interview here:
Title of Bond 25
New Bond 25 film may be called "Shatterhand", The Mirror claim and will be an adaptation of Raymond Benson's continuation novel, Never Dream of Dying
Location of Bond 25
According to The Mirror
A source reportedly said: “Bond scriptwriters feel it could be the perfect follow-up to Spectre. They are hoping to film in Croatia next year.”
Other exotic locales the film is expected to traverse include Japan and the south of France, the setting of the novel's opening scene.
Dave Bautista tells Metro that he is more than willing to return as Hinx, harkening back to Richard Kiel's double feature as Jaws. "We’re waiting for the news to see if Daniel will sign up for Bond 25, because then there’s a chance that Hinx will come back."
Despite no official confirmation, Christoph Waltz and Dave Bautista are both expected to return as villains while Naomie Harris (Miss Moneypenny), Ben Whishaw (Q) and Rory Kinnear are all set to return.
This page wil be updated throughout the Bond 25 production period.
James Bond will return on November 8th, 2019