The stars of the next James Bond movie have been revealed – Mashable
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The stars of the next James Bond movie have been revealed – Mashable

By Sam Haysom

Brace yourselves, Bond fans: We still don’t know what the title of the next movie is going to be, but we do know who the main players are.

We know a whole bunch of new details, in fact. The upcoming instalment in the 007 franchise — dubbed “Bond 25” — had previously been shrouded in mystery and speculation aplenty.

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We knew Daniel Craig was returning (for the last time), we knew Cary Joji Fukunaga was directing, and we knew the movie was slated for a 2020 release. But that was about it.

Then, on Wednesday, the official 007 Twitter feed announced a Live Reveal event.

So what do we know now?

As promised, the live event took place today and saw producers and the cast gather at Ian Fleming’s GoldenEye villa in Jamaica to answer a bunch of questions from fans.

So what did we actually find out?

Well, first of all, a note on what we didn’t find out: there’s still no new title. Bond 25 is still going to be known as Bond 25 for the time being.

The other most important new info related to the cast. Here are all the people returning:

And here are the new faces:

Rami Malek, who sounds as though he’ll be the main antagonist, popped up via video, and said he’ll be making sure Bond won’t get an easy ride of it in this movie.

Aside from that, we also found out that Phoebe Waller-Bridge (creator of Fleabag and Killing Eve) is indeed involved in the writing process (something that had previously been rumoured).

CONFIRMED. #BOND25 is written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Scott Z. Burns and Phoebe Waller-Bridge

— James Bond (@007) April 25, 2019

Finally, there was a quick word on filming locations.

“Bond is not on active service when we start the film,” producer Barbara Broccoli explained. “He is actually enjoying himself in Jamaica. So he starts his journey here.”

Other filming locations were revealed to be Norway, London, and Italy.

Now the long wait for a teaser begins…

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