EON Productions have officially confirmed that work
on the 23rd James Bond film is indefinitely delayed
due to MGM's financial uncertainty...
Bond 23 - Officially Suspended
19th April 2010
Press Release 007 producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara
Broccoli of EON Productions, today announced they have suspended
development on the next James Bond film previously scheduled
for release 2011/2012.
"Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding
the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio,
we have suspended development on 'Bond
23' indefinitely. We do not know when development will resume
and do not have a date for the release of 'Bond 23,'" stated
Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli jointly.
EON Productions have produced twenty two
James Bond films since 1962. In 1995, Michael G Wilson
and Barbara Broccoli took over the 007 franchise from Albert
R 'Cubby' Broccoli and are responsible for producing some
of the most successful James Bond films ever, including Casino
Royale and more recently Quantum
The James Bond franchise is the longest
running in film history. EON Productions and Danjaq LLC
are affiliate companies and control all worldwide merchandising
for James Bond.