03-Sep-2018 • No Time To Die
Of all the tabloid coverage of the James Bond franchise, Baz Bamigboye's column in the Daily Mail has proven to be one of the most accurate in recent years.
The entertainment journo finally weighed in on the Bond 25 situation, citing Danny Boyle's preferred writer John Hodge being the issue that caused the creatives to split:
"There’s a lot of pressure on the producers of James Bond 25 to find a filmmaker to take over from Danny Boyle, who quit when Daniel Craig and fellow producers insisted on replacing screenwriter John Hodge.
Several studio sound-stages were booked for the picture. Problem is: do they hang on to them, or give them up?
Tense situation behind the scenes, finding a director prepared to be ruled over by Mr. Craig."