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Danny Boyle says he’s working on script for James Bond film

Director of T2: Trainspotting and the original Trainspotting says he’s collaborating with John Hodge, who wrote the scripts for both films; MGM hasn’t confirmed who will direct 25th film in the British spy franchise

PUBLISHED : Friday, 16 March, 2018, 12:35pm
UPDATED : Friday, 16 March, 2018, 12:34pm

Danny Boyle says he’s working on the script for the next James Bond movie.

The British director has been rumoured to be at the top of the list to direct the 25th film in the spy action franchise. He says he’s collaborating with John Hodge, who wrote Boyle’s Trainspotting and its 2017 sequel, T2: Trainspotting .

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Boyle says the two are “working on a script at the moment”. He says he can’t offer more details.

MGM, which produces James Bond films, has not confirmed who will direct the next instalment.

Boyle made the comments on the red carpet at the New York premiere of Trust. The 10-part television miniseries on the kidnapping of J. Paul Getty III premieres on the FX television channel this month.