First it was on, then off, then on again and then definately off, but MGM have secured a deal that will allow the next Bond movie to start filming in time for a Nov 12 2012 release. A partner with a 50 percent stake in the twenty-threequel will foot all the production costs but that MGM hopes to get full ownership back with subsequent Bond flicks.
Shop talk is almost as exciting as an Aston Martin going 100 mph, right?
Whether Bond 23's previously attached director, Sam Mendes, is still on board to helm a script that was supposed to be penned by Peter Morgan remains to be seen.
Also Daniel Craig may now be out of the running having signed up to star The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its two sequels, as well as Tin Tin and The Secret of the Unicorn. The official stance is that Craig is still Bond but insiders predict a new actor taking over the role of 007