The saga surrounding Sam Mendes' on-off involvement with the next instalment in the James Bond franchise has drawn to a close today with the news that the Skyfall director will reunite with leading man Daniel Craig to helm the 24th entry in the long-running spy series.
"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", said Mendes, who is currently directing a West End musical version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. "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."
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