Thursday, 20 September 2018

Bond 25 gets February 2020 release date, Cary Joji Fukunaga directs

After Danny Boyle's departure from the Bond 25 project due to "creative issues", Cary Joji Fukunaga direct the fifth outing of Daniel Craig as James Bond, to be released worldwide on a very unusual date for a Bond film: 14 February 2020.

Known for the TV series TRUE DETECTIVE, Fukunawa was announced this morning on a short press release on the official James Bond site, where producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said: “We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure”.

It is understood that the film will be based on the treatment writtern by the regular screenwriters Neal Purvis & Robert Wade back in 2017 after scribe John Hodge left the production with Boyle.

Bond 25 will commence shooting on 4 March 2019 at Pinewood Studios. It's going to be the first Bond film to be released on the year that begins a decade and the first Bond film to be released during the first trimester of the year in the United Kingdom.

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