Cary Joji Fukunaga is taking up “Bond 25.”
The official James Bond Twitter account revealed the American director will deal with the upcoming, at the moment untitled spy flick on Thursday.
The spy flick “will start filming at Pinewood Studios on four March 2019 underneath the helm of director, Cary Joji Fukunaga with a worldwide launch date of 14 February 2020,” the account revealed.
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli mentioned they have been “delighted” to be working with Fukunaga.
“His versatility and innovation make him a superb alternative for our subsequent James Bond journey,” they mentioned in a press release.
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Final month, the Twitter account revealed director Danny Boyle was stepping away from the mission.
The English filmmaker apparently selected to choose out “as a consequence of artistic variations.”
The film was presupposed to kick off manufacturing in December, the Hollywood Reporter mentioned on the time of Boyle’s departure, with Oct. 25, 2019, and Nov. eight, 2019 launch dates lined up for the U.Ok. and U.S., respectively.
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Fukunaga gained an Emmy Award for the primary season of TV sequence “True Detective” and wrote and directed gritty struggle film “Beasts of No Nation,” starring Idris Elba — usually named as a possible successor to Daniel Craig because the suave superspy.
The brand new movie will likely be Craig’s fifth, and certain final, big-screen efficiency as 007.
Fukunaga, 41, is the primary American director within the sequence, which started in 1962 with “Dr. No.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.