Next James Bond film to be directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga
- 4 weeks ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The next James Bond film will be directed by American Cary Joji Fukunaga, the man behind the first season of U.S. drama “True Detective” and the Netflix comedy “Maniac,” the 007 producers said on Thursday.
Fukunaga, 41, replaces British director Danny Boyle, who pulled out of the as yet untitled film last month due to “creative differences”.
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said of their new director: “His versatility and innovation make him an excellent choice for our next James Bond adventure.”
Fukunaga directed the 2015 war film “Beasts of No Nation” starring Idris Elba.
He will direct Bond star Daniel Craig who plays Bond for a fifth time, in what is expected to be his last stint as the secret agent created by author Ian Fleming in 1953.
Source : Reuters