Image via Getty Images The winds of change are blowing heavily over in the land of James Bond. As we've reported numerous times on the site, Daniel Craig has made it all too clear that he's not very interested in continuing on the with Bond franchise, but there's another heavy hitter who seems to be ready to move on. Show More Summary
Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes reveals he will not be back to direct the new 007 adventure James Bond 25.
While fans of the James Bond franchise continue to wonder whether Daniel Craig will return to the role of 007 or if another actor will replace him, Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes, a key contributor to the revitalization of Bond, has firmly announced that he won't helm the next film in the...
After directing two instalments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. More »
Hollywood seems to be in the habit of pre planning franchises many years in advance. Marvel's Cinematic Universe maps out their phases up to four years ahead of time, Star Wars will be releasing films every year, and DC is trying to get in on the shared universe format. Show More Summary
After directing "Skyfall" and "Spectre," the Oscar-winning filmmaker ays, " I think it’s time for somebody else.”
The tumultuous casting of a new James Bond aside, Ian Fleming's universe just lost one prime asset: director Sam Mendes. Appearing at the Hay Festival of literature in Wales on Saturday, the British director — who directed the acclaimed Skyfall and Spectre — said he is officially done with the spy ... More »
James Bond is in need of a new actor and director, it seems. For one, director Sam Mendes (who previously directed Skyfall and Spectre) no longer wants to be apart of the franchise, according to The Guardian, and says it’s time for some new blood to begin helming the 007 series. Show More Summary
Saturday is the 108 th birthday of Ian Fleming, and the Guardian reports that director Sam Mendes marked the occasion by telling the world he won’t be directing any more James Bond films. Mendes, who directed both Skyfall and Spectre, was speaking at the Hay Festival in small town/delicious sandwich Hay-on-Wye, Wales when he made the announcement. Show More Summary
After directing two installments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. Read more...
It is still not clear whether or not Daniel Craig is officially finished with James Bond, but if the actor who revitalized the character leaves it behind, he’ll have company. Sam Mendes, who helmed two back to back Bond flicks – 2012’s...Show More Summary
Plus who might be taking over from Daniel Craig? The post Sam Mendes Not Returning to Direct the Next James Bond Film appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Sam Mendes says it’s time for a new director to tackle James Bond. The British director said Saturday that he would not return to helm the next installment in the long-running spy series, telling the audience at the Hay Festival of literature in Wales he believed it was “time for somebody else.”...
The Associated Press is reporting that Sam Mendes is officially finished with 007. The director—who helped inject some much-needed life and character into a post-Quantum Of Solace James Bond with 2012’s Skyfall (and then admittedly kind of coasted for its follow-up, Spectre)—has said that it’s time to move on from the franchise. Show More Summary
It looks like the producers of the James Bond films might need to look for more than just a new star as director Sam Mendes doesn’t plan on returning to the franchise. The director helmed the previous two movies, Skyfall and Spectre, to great acclaim. “I’m a storyteller and at the end of the day [...]
Ever since his press tour for Spectre, as well as the announcement that director Sam Mendes would not be coming back for what's tentatively known as Bond 25, Daniel Craig's involvement with the James Bond franchise has been somewhat of an on again / off again prospect. Show More Summary
Clearly this means he's playing the next 007. Read more...
By Rick Green, If an article on the internet is true, and why wouldn’t it be, when film director Sam Mendes and his wife, actress Kate Winslet, fly anywhere, they take separate flights. Their thinking? If one plane crashes, the other will survive to raise the kids. Having raised kids, I’m unsure if this is […]
I can’t recall another James Bond film that caused as uneven a reaction as “ Spectre." Watching it shortly before the reviews came out, I never imagined that any backlash was about to follow. The complaints differed somewhat from those I’ve heard on past 007 entries, but personally I believe that director Sam Mendes got just about everything right. Show More Summary