Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced the next film in the Bond franchise, previously referred to as Bond 24, will be titled Spectre with Daniel Craig reprising his role as MI6 secret agent James Bond. Also reprising their roles from previous Bond films will be Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Miss Moneypenny, Ben Whishaw as Q, and Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner.
Spectre director Sam Mendes took to the stage at Pinewood Studios in London to make the announcement Thursday morning. Joining Craig and the rest of the returning cast will be Christophe Waltz as Oberhauser, Andrew Scott as Denbigh, and Dave Bautista as Mr. Hinx. Spectre will also feature two new Bond girls; Léa Seydoux as Madeleine Swann and Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra. The official James Bond Twitter account features photos of all the cast as well as Bond's new car for the film, the Aston Martin DB10.
In the film, James Bond will face off against a mysterious organization known as SPECTRE. The terrorist organization is no stranger to Bond fans, having played a prominent role in multiple of Ian Fleming's novels and in previous films. It has long been speculated that SPECTRE would make an appearance during the Daniel Craig Bond era
In addition to Pinewood Studios, Spectre will be filming all over the world including locations in London, Rome, Mexico City, Tangier, Morocco, and Austria. Filming is set to begin next Monday on December 9 and will last seven months. Spectre is scheduled for release on November 6, 2015. You can watch the entire live announcement below.