Thursday, 11 July 2013


It's official! Sam Mendes will direct the 24th installement of the James Bond franchise, set for an October 2015 release. 
The director of SKYFALL becomes the first 007 director to helm two consecutive Bond flicks since John Glen, who directed the last three Roger Moore films and the two Timothy Dalton adventures bewteen 1981 and 1983.

John Logan, sole writer of the film after the departure of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, has finished the script, said to be a story arc with Bond 25. Daniel Craig, of course, will play the secret agent for a fourth time, reaching Pierce Brosnan's record, and Ralph Fiennes announced his return as M in a documentary that can be found on the SKYFALL BluRay edition. Is it more likely to see the return of Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw in the classic roles whose identity where revealed in the last film.

"I am very pleased that by giving me the time I need to honour all my theatre commitments, the producers have made it possible for me to direct Bond 24. I very much look forward to taking up the reins again, and to working with Daniel Craig, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for a second time,” said Mendes in the official Press Release published today in the Official James Bond site at

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