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Danny Boyle confirms he is working on script for Bond 25

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The director of Trainspotting has confirmed he is writing the script for the next James Bond film.

Danny Boyle ended months of speculation on the red carpet in New York, when he said he is working on the next in the MI6 spy franchise.

He had long been rumoured to be in the running to write and direct what will be the 25th film.

Speaking on the red carpet for his new US TV series Trust, he said: "Well, we're working on - we're working on a script. John Hodge and I are working on a - the guy who wrote 'Trainspotting,' the 'Trainspotting' films.

"We're working on a script at the moment, and we'll see what happens. But it's a great idea, so hopefully it will work, you know?

"I'd love to be able to tell you more, but I'm not going to."

He has also hinted at a possible timeline for the film, revealing he is due to start shooting a Richard Curtis script in six to seven weeks time with the Bond film starting at the end of the year.

The sequel to Spectre is expected to be the last Bond film Daniel Craig will star in.

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