MGM has officially announced that Sam Mendes will direct Daniel Craig in Bond 23. The film is expected to begin production in late 2011 for a worldwide release on November 9, 2012.
Click over the jump for the short press release.
BOND 23 RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED
LOS ANGELES, CA (JANUARY 11, 2011) – Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions, together with Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum, Co-Chairmen and Chief Executive Officers of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., today announced that the 23rd James Bond film will commence production in late 2011 for a worldwide release on November 9, 2012.
Daniel Craig will be returning as the legendary British secret agent, with Sam Mendes directing a screenplay written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan.