Sam Mendes and Daniel Craig Are Back For BOND 24

Pic: justjared.com

Pic: justjared.com

Sony Pictures Entertainment have confirmed that there will be a 24th Bond film and that after the success of Skyfall (which took in $1.1 billion worldwide, set a new mark as the highest-grossing film of all time in the UK, and it was the best-selling Bond film on DVD/Blu-ray), they are not changing the team.

Fans will be happy to hear that Daniel Craig will be back as 007, the legendary British secret agent, and Sam Mendes will also return to direct the next adventure, written by John Logan.

In a statement, Mendes said, “I am very pleased that by giving me the time I need to honour all my theatre commitments, the producers have made it possible for me to direct Bond 24. I very much look forward to taking up the reins again, and to working with Daniel Craig, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for a second time.”

No other information has been released about the supporting cast, story line or title yet. I am watching with interest as it is going to be hard to to replace Judi Dench’s M and Javier Bardem’s nasty villain, Silva.

Here’s what Mendes and Craig delivered on their last outing. If the next Bond film is half as good as Skyfall, we’re all in for a great ride!

The 24th Bond film will hit Irish and UK theatres on 23 October 2015 and the US on 6 November 2015.

That’s Entertainment!
Sarina 🙂

About The Bellissimo Files

Hi, I’m Sarina Bellissimo and this is the place I come to indulge in my love of all things entertainment. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by all things Hollywood/showbiz. I blame my parents! As a child my mum used to force me to watch old Elvis Presley films with her, and both my mum & dad would take my brothers and I to the Drive-In to watch the latest films (this is where my love for ROCKY began!). When not watching movies, I was trying to figure out ways to pull the back off the TV so I could somehow get into it and be a part of all the action on the screen! This blog isn’t a place that revels in gossip and negativity. It’s a place where entertainment is celebrated. That said, this is a place you can turn to for honesty. Honesty and criticism don’t always mean attacks. I choose to criticise the piece of work but not the person and I acknowledge that just because I don’t like something, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. Here you’ll find interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Entertainment, reviews, breaking news and my very own musings. Away from The Bellissimo Files, you can find me on Spin 1038 on Saturdays, between 1pm and 3pm,presenting Plan B. There’s celebrity interviews, entertainment news, the low down on the must see movies and music releases of the week, the ultimate guide to what’s on where in the city, as well as masterclasses with experts on standby to answer listeners’ questions. I also appear on TV3’s “Elaine” panel, talk movies on “Ireland AM” and you can sometimes hear me filling in on Moncrieff’s “Movies and Booze “(Newstalk) The Bellissimo Files is constantly evolving. Files (topics) will be added or deleted as time goes on. Feel free to read, watch, comment, share, and make suggestions for what you would like to see on the site. Sarina
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