Cary Joji Fukunaga To Direct Bond 25
The next 007 movie has found it's new director!
Cary Joji Fukunaga Replaces Danny Boyle As Bond 25 Director!
Following the departure of director Danny Boyle and an intense search for a replacement, producers Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga will step behind the camera for the 25th James Bond movie. Production on the film will begin on March 4, 2019 for a February 14, 2020 release date, marking the first time a Bond film has been released in February. Fukunaga has previously flirted with major studio movies, having been signed on to direct Warner Bros. IT before departing the project. His other credits include 2011’s Jane Eyre, his debut feature Sin Nombre, the first season of HBO's True Detective, the Netflix film Beasts of No Nation, and the upcoming Netflix dark comedy series Maniac, all 10 episodes of which he directed.
“We are delighted to be working with Cary. His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure,” said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli in a statement. EON Productions and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) recently reached an agreement with Universal Pictures to partner on the worldwide release of the 25th James Bond film. Daniel Craig will again return as 007, the legendary British secret agent, in what is likely to be his final outing in the role. The 24th James Bond film, Spectre, opened in U.S. theaters on November 16, 2015, and the film earned $200 million domestically and $680.6 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $880.7 million. Bond 25 is rumored to be titled either Shatterhand or Never Dream of Dying, an production is set to begin on March 4, 2019 for a release date of February 14, 2020.