Bond 25 News

Variety says Bond 25 release date likely to slip

April 19th, 2018 by

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“MGM announced last summer that it would open Bond 25 on Nov. 8, 2019, but it’s unlikely to do so.” That’s according to Variety in an article reporting the release date of Danny Boyle’s unnamed project for Working Title scripted by Richard Curtis. While Variety gives no indications as to why the proposed release date could […]

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MGM reportedly using Bond rights to lure buyer

April 4th, 2018 by

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The Hollywood Reporter says MGM is levering 007 as the studio may be up for sale. MGM may be up for sale following the surprise ousting of CEO Gary Barber last month. According to The Hollywood Reporter, both domestic and international distribution remain up for grabs as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer tries to find a buyer. Previously it had […]

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Gary Barber forced out as head of MGM

March 21st, 2018 by

Boardroom coup at MGM sees CEO pushed out due to reported split over strategy. Knives were out at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on Monday night when the board forced out CEO Gary Barber. Barber’s removal is reported to be completely unexpected and caused shock waves throughout the industry. He is widely credited with MGM’s successful turnaround after emerging from […]

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Danny Boyle confirms Bond 25 rumours

March 15th, 2018 by

Boyle says he is working on the script with John Hodge and will direct the new Bond film if the script works out. Metro’s Gregory Wakeman asked Boyle about the rumours linking him to 007 while he attended a special screening of Trust, Boyle’s new show for FX, in New York. Boyle confirmed he is […]

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More evidence linking Danny Boyle to Bond 25

March 9th, 2018 by

Danny Boyle said to direct Bond 25 at the end of this year.  Danny Boyle is set to direct a film for Working Title this summer before taking the reigns of Bond 25 at the end of the year. That’s if a report by Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail is to be believed. We […]

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Trainspotting writer reportedly working on Bond 25 script for Danny Boyle

February 22nd, 2018 by

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Deadline Hollywood says T2 Trainspotting writer John Hodge is working on a Bond 25 script for Danny Boyle. Following Variety’s report that Danny Boyle is near the top of the list of potential directors for Bond 25, Deadline Hollywood has added some spice to the mix. According to a post by Mike Fleming Jr yesterday: […]

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Danny Boyle tipped to direct Bond 25

February 21st, 2018 by

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Variety says Danny Boyle is in the running to direct Bond 25. Although no offer has been made to him, Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is reported to be high on the list of Eon and MGM to helm Bond 25. The director previously directed Daniel Craig as 007 in a short sequence for the […]

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Ben Whishaw in the dark about Bond 25 [Updated]

January 17th, 2018 by

The new Q knows as little as we do about Bond 25. I shared this story of Facebook recently, but if you’re not following The James Bond Dossier’s Facebook page (and why not?) this one may have slipped by you. Ben Whishaw spoke to Metro US earlier this month, while promoting Paddington 2. Whishaw provides the […]

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Bond 25 key decisions expected early 2018 says Barbara Broccoli

December 16th, 2017 by

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Barbara Broccoli speaks at length about working on the 007 films and Bond 25. Bond co-boss Barbara Broccoli doesn’t often speak publicly so when she does it’s worth taking notice. She’s just recently spoken at length to THR Podcast, in which she discusses her experiences working on the Bond films. She also talks about Daniel […]

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Barbara Broccoli hopes to announce Bond 25 director early next year

November 17th, 2017 by

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Bond 25 will “hopefully” announce director early next year according to Barbara Broccoli. Irish pubic broadcaster RTÉ spoke to Barbara Broccoli yesterday about the Blake Lively spy thriller The Rhythm Section. Broccoli is producing the film, due for release in 2019, currently shooting in Ireland. However, as well as discussing the merits of filming in Ireland, […]

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