While Daniel Craig has confirmed that he will return for the 25th entry in the James Bond film franchise, the project is currently without a director to helm 007’s next mission. During the summer it was reported that Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve the shortlist to helm the latest Bond film and now the filmmaker has addressed those reports himself in an interview with Time Out Magazine.
While Villeneuve would not confirm anything, he did express how it would a “pleasure” for him to direct the 25th James Bond film:
“I cannot talk about that. But let’s say that for me to do a Bond movie would be a deep, deep pleasure.”
Skyfall and Spectre writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade will return to pen the script. An unconfirmed rumor alleged that Bond 25 would involve 007 stepping out of retirement to avenge the death of his wife.
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Bond 25 is currently scheduled to be released in theaters on November 8, 2019.
7 Movies Still Worth Catching In Theaters In 2017
The summer movie season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some amazing films still coming out this year! It just opened the fall box office with a bang, earning the highest opening for a horror film, and there are quite a few films set to follow its lead. The holiday season in particular is always a great time for movies, with Oscar contenders and big-budget family-friendly movies being released simultaneously.
Of course, the movies on this list aren’t the only films coming out this year — they’re just some of the ones with the biggest marketing budget, making it easier for people to know they are coming out soon. So, if none of these movies seem interesting to you, do a little research and see if there are any great independent or foreign films coming to your local theaters!
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