Trainspotting's writer and director are officially taking on next James Bond film

MixmagisobviouslyabigfanTrainspottingasitisundoubtedlyonethegreatestBritishfilmsalltimewithasoundtrackthatincludedUnderworld,NewOrder,JohnDigweedandBrianEno.We'vechartedthefilm's,shareditsand.SowhenthatTrainspotting'sdirectorDannyBoylewasinlinetohelmthenextJamesBondmovie,itcaughtourattention.

Nowfollowingtherumorsandspeculation,EONProductionsandMetroGoldwynMayerStudioshaveficiallyannouncedDannyBoyleisonboardtodirectJamesBond25andhe'sbringingonJohnHodge,whoalsowrotethescreenplayforTrainspottingandthe2017sequelT2Trainspotting.

Speakingwith,Boylesharedthattheprojectisstillinthebeginningstages:“We’vegotanidea,JohnHodge,thescreenwriter,andIhavegotthisidea,andJohniswritingitatthemoment.Anditalldependsonhowitturnsout.Itwouldbefoolishmetogiveanyitaway.”

DanielCraigisalsosettoreprisehisroleforJamesBond25andproductionissettobeginonDecember3,2018,withareleasedateintheUKsetforOctober25,2019.AworldwidereleasewillfollowonNovember8UniversalPictures.

BoylehadpreviouslybeenacandidatetodirectthelasttwoJamesBondmoviesSkyfallandSpectre,butboththosefilmsendedupbeingdirectedbySamMendes.RumorssurroundingthenextdirectorforthisupcomingJamesBondfilmincludedcandidatessuchasChristopherNolanandDenisVilleneuve,butboththemturneddowntheferandBoylewasabletostepin.

BeforehebeginsworkingonJamesBond,BoyleislinkingwithRichardCurtistodeliveranuntitledmusic-themedcomedyforUniversal.

ReadourreviewDannyBoyle'sT2Trainspotting,thesequeltohisiconicoriginal,andcheckourfavoritescenesfromtheoriginalfilm.

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