Oscar winner Danny Boyle to direct next 'James Bond' film

Academy Award winner Danny Boyle will direct the next James Bond film with actor Daniel Craig returning for his fifth outing as Britain's famous fictional spy, the smooth-talking, martini-drinking 007. Production on the 25th installment in the Bond movie franchise will begin in December at Britain's Pinewood Studios. The film will be released in autumn 2019.The as-yet-unnamed Bond film's screenplay will be written by John Hodge, who worked with Boyle on "Trainspotting".Daniel Craig has played Bond since 2006's "Casino Royale". After months of speculation on whether he would reprise the role after 2015's "Spectre", the 50-year-old actor confirmed last year he would put on Bond's tuxedo for a fifth time.