The 24th James Bond movie will be called Spectre and filming will begin next week, director Sam Mendes has announced.
The Oscar-winning director revealed the hotly-anticipated title at an event at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, where he also outlined details of the cast and film locations including naming Lea Seydoux and Monica Bellucci who will become Bond girls.
Oscar-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will play a villain in the film while Andrew Scott, best known for his role as Moriarty in BBC1’s Sherlock, will join the cast as one of 007’s Whitehall bosses.
Bond will once again be driving an Aston Martin, this time a DB10. Movie fans saw a previous Aston, his vintage DB5, blown to pieces in Skyfall.
The film is named after the shadowy terrorist organisation created by Bond author Ian Fleming which first appeared in his novel Thunderball…. see more