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Bond 25 had a villain and no may not as script getting full rewrite…

September 15th, 2018 by Marc Comments

It seems that Danny Boyle’s exit from Bond 25 has left the production doing more that just looking for a new director.

First up, it seems that Wonder Woman star Said Taghmaoui is waitng to hear what’s happening with the movie as he may – or may not – be the villain of the piece as he says he was cast by Boyle but now has no idea what will happen: “We don’t know who the director will be, and the producers don’t know if they’re going to go Russian or Middle East with the baddie right now. 

“I literally just received a message saying: ‘If they go Middle East, it’s you. If they go Russian, it’s someone else.’ It’s the story of my life. Always on that line between something that could change my life and something that disappears.”

This is interesting news as we had heard shortly after Boyle departed that it was over a disagreement with star Daniel Craig, specifically over the villain. Make of that what you will.

And now it doesn’t look like this will pan out too well for the actor as it seems the script is getting a do-over.

Word is MGM has hired Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to come back to Bond and pen the script for the 25th movie. The duo have been working on these movies since Craig’s debut in Casino Royale and had done the script treatment for this movie and now it looks like they’ll be full scripting it instead.

So it looks like there’s a long road ahead before this one starts production…


Source: Variety and Empire


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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….