Sam Mendes to Direct Bond 24

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It just goes to show ya: never trust anything anyone says ever, especially not anyone who gets paid lots of money to do stuff.

Skyfall director Sam Mendes, who insisted that he didn't want to direct the next Bond film, will direct the next Bond film.

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Mendes has long been out of the running, with producers looking at such big names as The Dark Knight's Christopher Nolan to take over the franchise. But the search can end, as Mendes is reportedly on board for Bond 24 as well as Bond 25.

It is unclear exactly what changed Mendes' mind, but it's likely some combination of money and scheduling.

So with Mendes and Daniel Craig returning together for at least two more films, how do you think the immediate future of the James Bond franchise looks?

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Vesper Lynd: You're not going to let me in there. You've got your armour back on.
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