Screenwriter John Logan Says Sam Mendes' Bond Film 'Skyfall' Will Be A "Standalone Piece"

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John Logan, screenwriter of “Hugo” and “Coriolanus,” confirmed to The Playlist that “Skyfall,” the upcoming James Bond film to be directed by Sam Mendes, will not continue the same story that Martin Campbell started with “Casino Royale” and Marc Forster expanded in “A Quantum Of Solace.” “It’s standalone,” Logan said last week in a telephone interview. “It’s a new story with a beginning, middle and end. It’s very much a standalone piece.”

Suffice it to say that 'Quantum' was coolly received by audiences, especially after “Casino Royale” proved to be the most successful installment in the series’ history. But Logan said that he wasn’t interested at all in trying to right a ship that some might think went off course. “No, no, no, I don’t feel that’s necessary at all,” he insisted. “[Neal] Purvis and [Robert] Wade are fantastic writers and they did the grunt work on ‘Skyfall.’ I mean, they worked with Sam forever, so I have nothing but respect for the work that they’v...

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alycakes3203d ago

I know it's going to be good. I love Bond movies but I think aside from Sean Connery, Daniel Craig has been the best Bond yet.

aDDicteD3203d ago

nov. 9.... that's a very long wait,, but for sure this one will be another nice bond film,,cant wait

Blink_443203d ago

im excited for this movie

StarWarsFan3201d ago (Edited 3201d ago )

Well, that is interesting news.