With Sony's distribution deal ended, the James Bond franchise has beenon the auction block amid a studio bidding war to secure the rights to the blockbuster series. Director Sam Mendes and lead actor Daniel Craig have resignedfrom the franchise, so with a new distributor will also come an entirely new [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Krysty Wilson-Cairns is set to write the film adaptation of Gay Talese's The Voyeur’s Motel which Sam Mendes will direct and produce at DreamWorks Pictures with Steven Spielberg also producing. The hot project that was taken...Show More Summary
"The Night Manager" helmer Susanne Bier is reportedly a top contender to take over directing "James Bond" from Sam Mendes.
Blockbuster franchises can do great things for a filmmaker’s career, but most of them don’t want to remain stuck churning out sequels for the rest of their careers. Case in point: After four X-Men movies, Bryan Singer is ready to step away from the X-universe for a little while. Show More Summary
There’s been ample talk about the actor who will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond. However, there’s another, equally important question for us to ask: who on Earth will direct Bond 25? Sam Mendes did a commendable...Show More Summary
On the heels of Sam Mendes’ confirmed exit, THE NIGHT MANAGER’s Susanne Bier joins the BOND 25 speculation party. Read more...
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