There’s a special Bondin Ana de Armas’ future…
The producers of Bond 25 have revealed key cast and production details from Jamaica, the iconic location for previous Bond films including Dr. No and Live and Let Die.
Broadcasting live on Twitter, the production confirmed incoming cast including the 30-year-old Spanish/Cuban actress.
de Armas previously starred in another high-profile film, Blade Runner 2049, which earned her a Saturn Awardnomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In addition to de Armas, other cast members include Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen, David Dencik, and Dali Benssalah.
Returning franchise cast members include Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux,Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Rory Kinnearand Ben Whishaw. Daniel Craig returns as James Bond.
A title wasn’t revealed but producer Barbara Broccolisaid the film will start in Jamaica where “Bond is not on active service, he is enjoying himself. We’ve got quite a ride in store for him.” His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from theCIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
The production has already shot in Norway and will head over to the UK’s Pinewood studio then onto Matera in Italy. The movie will be the first Bond to use IMAXcameras.
Cary Joji Fukunagais writer-director. Malek is expected to portray the film’s villain.
The film recently had a release date change from February 14 2020 to April 8 2020. Additional writers on the script were today confirmed as Neil Purvis, Robert Wade, Scott Z Burnsand Fleabag‘s Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
MGM will release the film domestically through their United Artists Releasingbanner on April 8. It will go through Universal Pictures International and MGM in the UK and internationally from April 3, 2020.