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James Bond 25 finally gave its fans some salient details about Daniel Craig's final outing as 007. The press conference, live streaming from Jamaica where filming is set to begin, has not given fans the title, however. But other big news comes in the form of the confirmed cast list for Bond 25.

Who stars in Bond 25?

New faces to the film include Oscar-winner Rami Malek, who will likely play a villain as speculated many months ago.

Rami Malek phoned into the press conference today, saying: "I'm very much looking forward to joining the whole cast and crew so very soon.

"I promise you all, I will be making sure Mr Bond does not have an easy ride of it in this, this 25th outing."

Dali Benssalah, Billy Magnussen (rumoured to be a CIA agent), Ana De Armas, and David Dencik are all joining the cast.

Returning to the franchise is Lea Seydoux as Madeleine Swann.

At the end of Spectre, Bond retired and swanned off into the sunset with Madeleine (pun intended).

Naomie Harris will return as Moneypenny, along with Ben Whishaw's technical wizard Q.

Rory Kinnear also returns as Bill Tanner, with Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter, and Ralph Fiennes as M, the head of MI6.

Fiennes took over the role of M from Judi Dench, who's M was killed in Skyfall.

Though the monicker is seen by some as sexist and certainly antiquated, they are a highlight of the Bond franchise.

Most excitedly for Marvel fans, Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel) is also joining Bond 25 as one of the Bond girls.

Ana De Armas from Blade Runner 2049 will co-star with Lynch as a fellow Bond girl.

The announcement today as saw Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge confirmed as another writer for Bond 25.

While Cary Fukunaga, who took over directing from Danny Boyle, confirmed filming will continue at Pinewood Studios in London.

Further shooting will take place in Matera, Italy following principal photography already underway in Norway.

The broadcast took place at Ian Fleming's Goldeneye home in Jamaica, where he wrote the Bond novels.

Other members of the creative team include Director of Photography Linus Sandgren, Editor Tom Cross and Elliot Graham, Production Designer Mark Tildesley, Costume Designer Suttirat Larlarb, Supervising Stunt Coordinator Olivier Schneider, 2nd Unit Stunt Coordinator Lee Morrison and Visual Effects Supervisor Charlie Noble.

Returning members to the team are; 2nd Unit Director Alexander Witt, Special Effects and Action Vehicles Supervisor Chris Corbould and Casting Director Debbie McWilliams.

Bond 25 will be out in UK cinemas on April 3, 2020.


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