Daniel Craig shoots down back-to-back Bond movie rumours

01-Nov-2012 • Spectre (2015)

As MI6 first reported earlier this year, Daniel Craig is contracted for at least two more James Bond films.

When it was subsequently reported during the "Skyfall" UK opening that screenwriter John Logan is to pen the next two 007 outings with a 'connected' storyline, much of the trade press speculated that this could mean shooting two movies back to back (as did the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises). The blogosphere then ran away with this as a headline.

As stated at the time of first publication, MI6 understood that this was not, and has never been, under consideration by the producers.

Daniel Craig has now confirmed that the rumour is false.

Speaking to Filmstarts at the Berlin premiere, Craig said of the rumour: “No, I don’t know where that’s come from. It's impossible to do a two parter, I heard that someone was talking about that we’re doing a two parter, but that’s the first I’ve heard about it. We can only do them one at a time, they take six months to shoot. You can’t write one movie thinking about the next. All we’re trying to do is get the next one sorted out and it’ll stand on its own and if I’m able I’ll do another one after that.”

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