Director Sam Mendes and Actor Daniel Craig Announce ‘SPECTRE’, The 24th James Bond Film

Spectre Official Poster

Director Sam Mendes and actor Daniel Craig announced yesterday that James Bond (Agent 007) would be returning in his 24th film, now called SPECTRE, during a live-streamed event at Pinewood Studios in London. During the case announcement, new names were added to the roster including Andrew Scott, the actor who brilliantly plays the incredibly complex character of Jim Moriarty in the popular Sherlock series.

At a special live webstream event, Mendes introduced returning cast members Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Rory Kinnear and that the crew would include Writers John Logan, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, Production Designer Dennis Gassner, Composer Thomas Newman, 2nd Unit Director Alexander Witt, SFX Supervisor Chris Corbould, VFX Supervisor Steve Begg, Costume Designer Jany Temime and Stunt Coordinator Gary Powell. Joining the cast will be Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista, Andrew Scott and new crew members Director of Photography Hoyte Van Hoytema and Editor Lee Smith.


SPECTRE Returning Cast

Bond’s brand new Astor Martin DB10 has also been announced.

The live-stream event was recorded and can be seen here.

images via James Bond, 007

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