New cast members Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, David Bautista and Andrew Scott were officially announced for the 24th Bond film, whose title is steeped in 007 history.
The “Bond 24″ event will take place live Thursday at 11 a.m. GMT from England’s Pinewood Studios.
Skyfall director Sam Mendes, who earlier said other commitments would prevent him from returning for Bond 24, has been confirmed to helm the next installment in the franchise.
Director Sam Mendes has reportedly signed on to return for the Skyfall follow-up, which will feature Daniel Craig as James Bond and Academy Award-winning actress Penelope Cruz.
Skyfall producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, who have overseen the Bond films since 1996, talk with Spinoff Online about the 50th anniversary of the franchise, their special relationship with the 007 actors, and convincing Daniel Craig to sign on for two more installments.
French actress Bérénice Marlohe talks with Spinoff Online about landing her role in Skyfall, creating a backstory for her mysterious character and, yes, that shower scene with star Daniel Craig.
Skyfall actress Naomie Harris talks with Spinoff Online about her modern take on the Bond girl, meeting Daniel Craig, and the thrill of watching Judi Dench work.
Skyfall co-writer John Logan reportedly will return to tackle the screenplay for the next two James Bond films by himself. However, director Sam Mendes isn’t expected to step behind the camera for the another installment.