A new casting call for James Bond 25 confirms some things we already know about the film such as the it being directed by Danny Boyle and that shooting begins in December 2018. The casting call may also reveals the film’s villain as a similar one revealed Dave Bautista’s role in Spectre.
Although there are no character names in the casting call descriptions it appears that James Bond 25 will feature a male Russian villain, a female Russian villain, and a M?ori henchmen. These castings also reveal to fans that John Hodge’s script is intact. Check out the casting descriptions below:
Male Leading Role
Playing age: 30’s – 60’s
Russian. (Also open to suggestions of actors from the Balkans or similar) Must speak fluent English.
Characteristics: Charismatic, Powerful, Innovative, Cosmopolitan, Bright, Cold and Vindictive.
Female Leading Role
Playing age: 30 – 45
Russian. (Also open to suggestions of actresses from the Balkans or similar) Must speak fluent English.
Very Striking. Strong Physical / fighting / stage combat skills required.
Characteristics: Intelligent, brave, fierce and charming. She’s witty and skillful. A survivor.
Male Supporting Role
Playing age: 35 – 55
Advanced physical / fighting / stage combat skills required.
Characteristics: Authoritative, cunning, ruthless & loyal.
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James Bond 25 will be directed by Danny Boyle and was written by John Hodge. Daniel Craig will reprise his role as 007 and Helena Bonham Carter is reportedly being eyed to play the villain.
Bond 25 is being produced by Eon Productions with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson producing. MGM will distribute the film domestically while Universal Pictures will handle international distribution.
Bond 25 is scheduled to be released in North Amercian theaters on November 8, 2019, with a U.K. release scheduled for October 25, 2019.