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Danny Boyle Exits as Director of ‘Bond 25’

Danny Boyle will no longer sit in the director’s chair for Bond 25.  The filmmaker who revealed his involvement in the project in March will no longer be part of the project. Boyle whose works include Slumdog Millionaire, The Beach and Trance is walking away from the project due to creative differences. The director who had co-written a script for […]

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Universal Wins International Distribution Rights To Bond 25

With a director now set in stone, Eon and MGM have set distribution plans for Bond 25. Universal Pictures has won the international distribution rights as well as the rights for home entertainment. Domestic distribution will be handled by MGM and Annapurna through the joint venture they signed last year. The 25th installment of the James Bond franchise will be […]

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Producer Barbara Broccoli Will Consider Female Directors for Next Bond Movie

The blockbuster success of Wonder Woman has amped up the charge to get more women in the director’s chair of big, high-profile projects. The latest project to enter the discussion is James Bond, with producer Barbara Broccoli saying she will “of course consider female directors” to helm the franchise’s 25th outing. At the premiere of her new movie Film Stars […]

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Frontrunners For Bond Directing Gig Revealed

Bond 25, an announcement that was so sudden and unexpected that it surprised us not only due to it being the next franchise installment but that the announcement came with a lack of information regarding creative talent. But, fear no more weary travelers as the director shortlist for the film has been revealed via Deadline and is reporting that Yann Demange, David […]

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Comics: Moneypenny Will Shine in One-Off Comic Book

Eve Moneypenny is getting the comic book treatment for a one-off issue, which will be released in late August. Moneypenny has been James Bond’s great ally for for half a century, but now is her turn to get the spotlight. James Bond: Moneypenny will follow Ian Flemings stories, but Moneypenny will be black. This version of Moneypenny will be M’s […]

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Five Studios Fight for Rights to James Bond

Agent 007 James Bond has fought many battles on-screen throughout the years, but now he is the one to be fought over. For about a decade, the super spy series has rested in the hands of Sony Pictures Entertainment starting when Daniel Craig stepped into the shoes of the infamous spy in Casino Royale.  The franchise has thrived and done well under […]