Sam Mendes Won't Direct Bond 24

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He calls it "a very difficult decision" to step away from the franchise. Back to Article

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King  S.

King Simba

It's a pity how often it happens where a director whom you want to stay leaves after one film and yet a director whom you can't wait until he leaves a franchise stays for multiple films (cough....Michael Bay....cough).

Regardless who takes the reigns, he or she is going to have a tough act to follow. It doesn't help that part of the reason Skyfall worked so well was that it capitilized on the nostalgia the 50th aniversary brought to the franchise, something that's not going to be present in the next film.

Mar 6 - 10:39 AM

Jake

Jake Armistead

I'm sure with all the recognition, huge critical praise and amazing box office performance they won't bring in some hack of a director. They have the chance to capitalize on all of that and get another well respected director in.

Mar 6 - 12:48 PM

rocknblues81

Brian Hurley

They had no problem destroying the Die Hard franchise by hiring poor directors and writers. So don't bet on it.

Mar 6 - 02:31 PM

rocknblues81

Brian Hurley

They had no problem destroying the Die Hard franchise by hiring poor directors and writers. So don't bet on it.

Mar 6 - 02:31 PM

Rated NCC-1701

Rated NCC-1701

Spielberg and Tarantino have expressed interest (long ago) to direct a Bond film. Not that it'll happen. I bet it'll be Joe Carnahan.

Mar 7 - 07:21 AM

Steven Potgeter

Steven Potgeter

Good.

Mar 8 - 10:06 AM

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