Roger Deakins confirms James Bond 23 involvement

Skyfall - 01-05-11
All sources pointed to the fact that the acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins had signed on to James Bond 23.

The 62 year-old Englishman had been linked to the 21st Bond film's production since an interview in February where he suggested he would 'probably' be doing his next film with Sam Mendes.

Deakins is famous for his work with the Cohen brothers on films such as "No Country for Old Men", "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and "Fargo". More recently he has worked with Sam Mendes himself on "Revolutionary Road".

On his Q&A forum, Deakins cleared up the rumour in the affirmative, writing:

"Yes, I can say that I am doing the next 'Bond' film. It is early days and the film won't shoot until November."

This ties into the expected start date as mentioned by Dame Judi Dench who will be reprising her role as "M".

Thanks to `PanchitoPistoles` for the alert.

Discuss this news here...

 
Earlier Story: WH Smith distributing free 'Carte Blanche' primer booklet in store

Later Story: MGM and Sony plan to raise $45m for Bond 23 product placement

This content is maintained by www.mi6-hq.com Content is copyright its respective owners and is published for non profit educational use only. All original content is copyright mi6-hq.com © 2014. MI6 accept no responsibility or give warranty for the accuracy authenticity or correctness of content. James Bond 007 is a registered trademark of DANJAQ, LLC, a Delaware corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Webmasters seeking news syndication or for press contact information - click here.

Not Forgetting James Bond - Syd Cain Autobiography

Latest Headlines

Spectre (2015) - 27-01-15
Brigitte Millar has been cast as a villain in 'SPECTRE'... Full Story

Media Alert - 26-01-15
UK TV - 'The Spy Who Loved Me' on ITV1, Sunday afternoon... Full Story

Literary - 25-01-15
New Bond novel manuscript complete and cover designed says Anthony Horowitz... Full Story

Spectre (2015) - 24-01-15
German actor Detlef Bothe cast in SPECTRE, shoots scenes in Austria... Full Story

Media Alert - 23-01-15
UK TV - 'The Man With The Golden Gun' on ITV1, Sunday afternoon... Full Story

Spectre (2015) - 23-01-15
'SPECTRE' production returns to the UK, work continues on Austrian scenes... Full Story

Spectre (2015) - 22-01-15
Adele rumoured to be in Los Angeles for SPECTRE title song... Full Story

Literary - 21-01-15
Unauthorized collection of James Bond stories to publish in Canada... Full Story

Bond News - 20-01-15
MGM and Universal quietly drop James Bond copyright case... Full Story

News Archive