James Bond 24 'Coming In Next Three Years'
MGM promises to announce identity of new director soon...
Movie studio MGM has revealed that it is planning to bring the next James Bondmovie to the big screen within three years.
Studio chief Gary Barber told Reuters: "We are very excited about the franchise, we look forward to announcing a director soon.
"We are currently developing the screenplay and working with our partners. We look forward to developing the script soon and signing a director. We are hoping [that] within the next three years, it will be released."
Skyfall director Sam Mendes recently revealed that he had reluctantly turned down an offer to direct the 24th movie in the Bond series.
Danny Boyle has ruled himself out of the running, while Guy Ritchie is the bookies' favourite.