Bond 25 in prep in the UK
The latest in the behemoth James Bond franchise is now in pre-production in the UK at its iconic home of Pinewood Studios.
Currently known only as Bond 25, the film will see Daniel Craig don the tuxedo once again for his fifth outing as the quintessentially British spy with Danny Boyle calling the shots from a screenplay by John Hodge.
Principal photography is due to get underway in early December.
Production Intelligence subscribers can log in for more key production names including the UPM, production designer and location manager.
Universal Pictures is partnering with MGM Studios and Eon Productions on the worldwide release of the film; Bond supremos Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson produce.
“Universal is extremely proud to collaborate with Michael, Barbara and MGM on the international marketing and distribution of Bond 25,” said chairman of Universal Pictures Donna Langley at the time of the announcement. “The unparalleled combination of Danny’s innovative filmmaking and Daniel’s embodiment of 007 ensured we simply had to be partners in the next chapter of this iconic series.”
Photo via Getty Images Ent/Dimitrios Kambouris.
Also on The Knowledge
ScreenSkills has commissioned a course for those looking to become line producers in live-action children’s TV, after an acute shortage was identified.
Glasgow had a record-breaking year of productions filmed in the city, after it generated £42.4m for the local economy, according to the Glasgow Film Office (GFO).
BBC Elevate is now open for applications for 2022, aiming to provide meaningful placements for mid-level deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people on flagship BBC shows.
ScreenSkills is running courses for experienced 2nd assistant directors working in HETV and/or feature film who are looking to step up to 1st AD.
New ITV detective drama, Ridley, has started filming in Lancashire with Adrian Dunbar in the title role.
Diane Morgan’s Philomena Cunk is set to return to BBC Two and Netflix with Cunk on Earth, a 5 x 30 from Broke & Bones.