After going through a few twists and turns, it looks like the next episode of 007, tentatively referred to as Bond 25, is on the right track. To prove it and to reassure fans of the franchise, Universal Studios Australia has just unveiled a making off video from the shooting. Much edited from behind-the-scenes scenes in the film, the one-minute clip shows Daniel Craig playing James Bond for the fifth and final time, along with director Cary Joji Fukunaga, in full working sessions on the island. Caribbean from Jamaica, the main filming location with visits to London, Italy and Norway. In addition to the fact that no information on the theme of the film or even on its title appears in the video, it reveals some action scenes dear to the universe of Her Majesty’s secret agent since 1962 and the release of the first part of the saga, James Bond 007 against Dr No.
Universal unveils first footage from Bond 25 shooting
The one-minute video hints at some scenes from the future Bond 25
If it is not a trailer strictly speaking, the release of this short clip therefore appears as an offering made to an audience who is impatient to see their hero again in a tuxedo, after this Bond 25 has already had to suffer several delays and damage. At first, the director Danny Boyle, chosen by the production to direct the film, finally decided to leave the adventure along the way because of “artistic differences”, a priori linked to the choice of the villain. main. The American Cary Joji Fukunaga was therefore called in to continue the work started by the Manchester native, delaying the film’s release for six months, now scheduled for April 8, 2020..
Daniel Craig and director Cary Joji Fukunaga on set
The other notable setback on the set was the injury to Daniel Craig, who was injured in the ankle during a running scene and forced to undergo surgery along with a series of rehabilitation sessions. A poorly controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios in London in early June also sent one of the film’s technicians to hospital, after part of the set collapsed. The curse of this Bond 25, the last episode played by Daniel Craig, continues with the revelation by the BBC of the discovery of a hidden camera at the location of the women’s toilets of the same English studios, incriminating a 47-year-old man arrested since.
The making-off video will try to calm the enthusiasm of the impatient fans
Universal Studios therefore wanted to satisfy its audience and thus divert the attention paid to all these setbacks encountered by the shooting of the already eagerly awaited film and endowed with a tasty cast, composed in particular of Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), Ana De Armas, Lashana Lynch and the French Léa Seydoux.
Bond 25 is now scheduled for April 2020