Sam Mendes to Direct 23rd James Bond Movie!


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.