Daniel Craig confirms he’s back for Bond 25!
Following the report from July, Daniel Craig made it official on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night – he will return as 007 in the untitled Bond 25! It will be Craig’s fifth film in the James Bond franchise. Craig was also asked if he would do the 26th film, but he added: “This is it. I just want to go out on a high note, and I can’t wait.” You can watch the interview segment in the player below.
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions and MGM previously announced that 007 will return to U.S. theaters for the 25th installment of the James Bond franchise on November 8, 2019. Bond 25 will be written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, long time collaborators and writers on previous Bond films including Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. The film will be produced by Wilson and Broccoli. Additional details regarding distribution, including international release dates, the film’s cast and director, will be announced at a later date.
The 24th James Bond film, Spectre, opened in U.S. theaters on November 16, 2015. The film earned $200 million domestically and $680.6 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $880.7 million.
Bond 25 will open on November 8, 2019, with a traditional earlier release in the UK and rest of the world.
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