EON Productions and MGM have officially confirmed
the writing trio for the 23rd James Bond adventure...
Bond 23 Writers Confirmed
11th June 2009
Producers Michael G.
Wilson and Barbara
Broccoli of EON Productions
Ltd and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures have today announced that
Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), Neal Purvis and Robert
Wade (The World Is Not Enough, Die
Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum
of Solace) will be the screenwriters of the 23rd
Above: Writer Peter Morgan
Daniel Craig will reprise his role as
Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in the film, which will be
a MGM release of an EON production.
Bond 23 is the latest
installment in the longest-running franchise in motion
picture history and will be produced by Michael G. Wilson
and Barbara Broccoli. A date for the start of production
is yet to be confirmed.
"Peter, Neal and Robert are extraordinarily talented
and we're looking forward to working with the three of
them," commented Wilson and Broccoli.
Peter Morgan is the award-winning writer of
such films as The Last King of Scotland, The Queen and Frost/Nixon,
which was based on his play. He has also scripted the upcoming
The Special Relationship for HBO and Hereafter for DreamWorks.
He will turn his attention to Bond 23 on completion of these
duties. Morgan is represented by UTA (US) and Independent Talent
Above: Neal Purvis and Robert
Wade on the Venetian set of "Casino Royale"
Since 1991 Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have
collaborated on a diverse range of projects including The Italian
English and the past four Bond films. They recently adapted
John Le Carre's The Mission Song and are also working on the
sequel The Brazilian Job. Purvis and Wade are represented by
Endeavor (US), Casarotto Ramsay & Associates (UK).
MGM, which shared "Casino
Royale" and "Quantum of Solace" with
Sony, retains full control of the newest edition in the blockbuster
franchise. "Solace" grossed $570 million worldwide, "Royale" $588
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