Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig
Sam Mendes will be back behind the camera for the next James Bond film.
Mendes has been tapped to direct the upcoming 24th installment of the Bond franchise, and Daniel Craig will also return as Bond, Deadline reports.
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Mendes, who directed the most recent Bond film, 2012's Skyfall, previously said he would not be returning for the next film because he was occupied with other commitments, including a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stage musical in London, according to Deadline.
Skyfall took in $1.1 billion worldwide and is the biggest Bond film to date. The next installment, which is yet to be titled, is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on Nov. 6, 2015.
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