Sony has formally announced Mendes will direct the yet-to-be-titled "Bond 24," with Daniel Craig returning in the lead (DUH). It appears Mendes wanted time to work on this stage productions, and he's happy this all worked out. "I am very pleased that by giving me the time I need to honour all my theatre commitments, the producers have made it possible for me to direct Bond 24. I very much look forward to taking up the reins again, and to working with Daniel Craig, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for a second time,” he said
spontaneously in a statement.
Official release dates have been set too with the U.K. once again getting it first, with "Skyfall 2: Let's Start Guessing Who's Doing The Theme Song" landing overseas on October 23, 2015 with the U.S. following on November 6, 2015. Start lining up now?