James Bond 25 To Be Revealed Today

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Update: Despite the tease, Bond 25 has not really been revealed. Instead, the producers revealed lots of details about Bond 25's plot and cast. Original story follows.

The next James Bond film, known at present only as Bond 25, is to be revealed very soon. The official 007 Twitter account confirmed the movie will be revealed in a livestream starting on April 25 at 5:10 AM PDT / 10:10 AM EDT / 1:10 PM BST / 10:10 PM AET.

Little else is known about Bond 25 at present, and the aforementioned tweet didn't give much else away. The reveal is taking place "from an iconic 007 location," it said, and fans will have the opportunity to ask the cast questions.

The movie has suffered a somewhat troubled production so far, with its first director, Danny Boyle, leaving in August due to "creative differences." Cary Fukunaga replaced Boyle before the film was delayed first from October 2019 to February 2020 and then again to April 2020.

The Bond actor himself, Daniel Craig, appeared reluctant to return for Bond 25. After wrapping Spectre, the previous film in the series, he said he'd rather slash his wrists than play the character again. He also said if he were to play Bond again, it would "only be for the money." A year later, a report claimed that Craig was offered $150 million to star in the next two 007 movies, before the actor confirmed his return in August 2017.

More recently, it has been reported that Bond 25's producers want Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek to play the villain. While he's yet to be confirmed, if he were to appear he would join a star-studded cast that currently contains Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, and Lea Seydoux, who are all confirmed to reprise their roles. Fleabag star and Killing Eve writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge has also reportedly joined the project.

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Money makes the world go round eh Dany? I would play James Bond for less. Can I pick my co-actors? Specifically the female ones?

Who could be a good James Bond? Plenty of good British actors these days but who could fit that certain role? And whoever he is, he must be willing to do plenty of movies. So not a very top name. But still recognizable enough to bring people. It's not easy to pick. I guess that's why they went with the old one, even though he was supposed to retire from this role.

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Would be cool if they brought James Bond back to James Bond, but I see they're going with Daniel Craig instead.

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Wish they'd bring out a 4k HDR collection already.

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"from an iconic 007 location”

I wonder if it’s just the 007 Stage at Pinewood.

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@pirexuw: Nah your site sucks, I get payed $100.000 at www.upyours.com, so there.

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The Men on Gamespot: If Bond is't beating the shit out of women and using the N word, he just ain't Bond - I'll pass.

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My fav all time Bond movie was Skyfall. Be hard to beat that one. I'm still looking forward to the next one though :)

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@openmind23: Shit film actually.

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@Random_Matt: In your opinion friend. I loved it :)

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Hopefully he gets a better send-off movie than Connery (Diamonds Are Forever), Moore (View to A Kill) and Brosnon ( Die Another Day).

Dalton limited run was sort of blessed in that quality never deteriorated. Just two really solid movies.

- and yes, before someone says it, Connery was in other movie, don't count it.


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If the new James Bond isn't legit trans, I'm boycotting forever.

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After hearing about how they want to make Bond appropriate for the "MeToo era", I'm not really interested in Bond 25. James Bond is known for being a bit of a womaniser, it's part of who he is. Watering him down to make him politically correct will completely ruin the character.

Daniel Craig should have stuck to his guns and just quit like he wanted to, instead of being wrapped up in all this mess. What a way to end it.

They did change the writer more recently, but I don't really have high hopes. I guess we'll know when people see it, but I have no intentions of going to the cinema.

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With Craig returning, at least we're not getting a homosexual or gender swapped 007, so it could be worse.

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Don't have much faith in this anymore. Haven't really fully enjoyed a Bond movie since Die Another Day in 2002, although Casino Royale in 2006 was a great film but didn't feel like a Bond film. Also, in today's political and cultural society we live in, the true essence of Bond barely works anymore. I don't want to see a watered down, PC version of him so I rather he movie not be made at all then.....

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@asultana121x: The problem I have with the Daniel Craig movies is that, like you said about Casino Royale, they haven't felt quite like Bond for the most part. I get them wanting to build Bond from scratch and showing him progress as both an agent and a person, but it seriously has felt like it has taken 4 damn movies for James Bond to finally learn how to be James Bond. I say give Craig one more and this time don't have him be naive, heartbroken, injured, a bad shot, failing psych evals, making dumb mistakes, etc. and lets see what he can do.