Danny Boyle says he's working on new James Bond script

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Danny Boyle has announced that he will take over directing duties on the next 'James Bond' film.

Popularly dubbed as Bond 25, rumours about who will direct the film had dominated the news for the past year, with names as varied as Denis Villeneuve, Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan doing the rounds. He did say that while he is now working on an entirely different project with Richard Curtis at the moment - most likely the untitled comedy for Universal Pictures - production for the next Agent 007 film could begin later this year. We hope to start shooting that in 6 or 7 weeks. He went further, confirming that "we've got an idea, John Hodge, the screenwriter, and I have got this idea, and John is writing it at the moment".

The as-yet unnamed film, due out in November 2019, will be the 25 in the franchise, and Daniel Craig's fifth and final outing as the famous British spy. Daniel Craig will star. "And it all depends on how it turns out".

He said: "We're working on a script at the moment and we'll see what happens".

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Sam Mendes directed the previous two instalments, which became the highest-grossing films in the series, with Skyfall hauling $1.1 billion globally and Spectre earning $880.7 million at the worldwide box office. "It would be foolish of me to give any of it away".

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