Daniel Craig will star in his last ‘James Bond’ movie which has just been launched in Jamaica.
Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and director Cary Fukunaga on Thursday launched the film from the Caribbean island nation where Ian Fleming wrote all of his Bond novels.
Bond films have usually been announced in Britain but this time, the cast and filmmakers flocked to Fleming’s Goldeneye villa in Jamaica for a livestreamed announcement.
The film, which is being reffered to as ‘Bond 25’ for its yet to be titled, stars Daniel Craig as 007 and Rami Malek as the villain. Speaking via a video message aired during the announcement, Malek said, “I’m very much looking forward to joining the whole cast and crew so very soon and I promise you that I will be making sure Mr. Bond will not have an easy ride of it in this, his 25th outing.”
The last Bond movie ‘Spectre’ was in 2015 and it made more than $880 Million in movie ticket sales worldwide. Craig He has played Bond in four films so far: Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace(2008), Skyfall (2012), and Spectre (2015).
Rami Malek has stared in several films and he recently won in the just concluded Oscars for “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Aside from Jamaica, filming locations include Italy, Norway and London, with studio production based at Pinewood Studios outside London. Returning cast members include Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris. Production will begin Sunday.
Bond 25 is scheduled to be released on April 8, 2020.