James Bond writer on problems creating new movie: ‘The world has become a fantasy’

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There’s still no news on when fans can expect the next James Bond movie to arrive in cinemas.

But it seems that Daniel Craig’s indecision about returning to the role of 007 for a fifth time isn’t the only problem facing the filmmakers.

Neal Purvis, who along with writing partner Robert Wade has penned six Bond movies – from 1999’s The World is Not Enough through to 2015’s Spectre – told The Telegraph recently: “With people like Trump, the Bond villain has become a reality. So when they do another one, it will be interesting to see how they deal with the fact that the world has become a fantasy.”

He explained: “Each time, you’ve got to say something about Bond’s place in the world, which is Britain’s place in the world … But things are moving so quickly now, that becomes tricky.”

Purvis concluded: “I’m just not sure how you would go about writing a James Bond film now.”

Michael Fassbender is currently topping the odds as Daniel Craig’s replacement as James Bond. Joining the X-Men star in the bookies’ list of favourites are Tom Hardy, James Norton, Aidan Turner, Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston.

Only time will tell who’ll be wearing the famous tuxedo when 007 finally makes it back into cinemas. In the meantime, check out mobile gambling at Genting.

Neal Purvis and Robert Wade’s new five-part drama series SS-GB began on BBC One last night.

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