Bond 23 – work has hardly started

According to an article on MI6 today, work has hardly started on Bond 23.

Producer Michael G. Wilson spoke at the Bradford International Film Festival last week, in which he gave a masterclass on the making of the James Bond films. One of the things he discussed was the pace at which the films is made, which has both positive and negative consequences – on one hand the studio doesn’t have enough time to force Eon to make major changes to be made, but on the other hand Eon has little input in the choice of title song as it is delivered so late in the process, strongly suggesting that he hasn’t approved of some of the recent offerings.

He was asked by a member of the audience about the fast cutting style of Quantum of Solace – his reply was that Eon has always allowed directors to experiment with styles and that once the first edit has been completed there is little time to redo it.

Read the entire article on MI6.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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