Sam Mendes is in negotations to direct James Bond 23, reports Heat Vision.
The Hollywood Reporter Blog says that production is being fast-tracked and could begin as early as June with an eye toward a 2011 release.
Plans for the film, again starring Daniel Craig, are moving forward despite a possible sale of MGM.
Bond regulars Neal Purvis and Robert Wade are writing, along with Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon). Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli are producing.