Daniel Craig is to have 'minor surgery' on his ankle, following his accident on the set of Bond 25, according to the film's official Twitter.
While Madden's tux game is clearly strong, pictures from the Cannes Film Festival of him in a white jacket and bow tie have got tongues wagging again.
'Bond 25' is seemingly set to mark Daniel Craig's farewell to a role he has played since 2006, but it hasn't been plain sailing at all.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator of 'Fleabag' and 'Killing Eve', has reportedly been drafted in to polish the script for 'Bond 25'.
Rumours that James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is looking for a Scottish actor to replace Daniel Craig comes after Sam Heughan was linked to the role.
Danny Boyle has said that it was disagreement with producers over working with his long-time writing partner John Hodge that led him to walk away from Bond 25.
There are similarities to be made between English acting royalty Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh. “I don’t want to work for an entity who insists I have so and so in a role, and other stuff like that.
007's new car for the 25th Bond movie will have its environmental credentials front and centre, according to reports.
Fresh from his Best Actor win at the Oscars, Rami Malek could be set to tick off another career milestone by landing a Bond movie. Malek was rumoured for the role last year, but was said to be struggling with scheduling, as the Bond shoot would clash with the final season of Mr Robot. Meanwhile, Variety is reporting that Ingrid Goes West actor Billy Magnussen is being eyed for a role as a new CIA agent, in the vein of Jeffrey Wright’s Felix Leiter.
Another week, another "XXX is the favourite to be the next James Bond" story... and this week's latest hot tip as the next 007: Richard Madden.
Gemma Arterton has taken stock of her role in the Bond movie Quantum of Solace, re-writing her part for a new book.