Pre-production was well underway before Danny Boyle quit the film over 'creative differences'.
Irrfan Khan, the Indian actor who increased his fame beyond Bollywood with his roles in English-language hits such as “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Life of Pi,” died Wednesday in Mumbai at age 53.“It’s saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away,” his PR agency said in a statement. “Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him.”Two years ago, Khan revealed that he had been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor, an abnormal growth that affects the cells that release hormones into the bloodstream.Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2020 (Photos)A native of the northern Indian state Rajasthan, Khan broke into the Bollywood film scene in the ’90s and graduated to leading role in the 2000s, winning a Filmfare Award for his villainous role in 2004’s “Haasil.”He quickly gained fame in other Bollywood films such as 2007’s “Life in a Metro” and 2013’s “The Lunchbox,” and then won international recognition as the police inspector in Danny Boyle’s 2008 drama “Slumdog Millionaire,” which went on to win eight Oscars, including Best Picture.Other Hollywood roles soon followed, including 2012’s “The Amazing Spider-Man,” 2015’s “Jurassic World” and 2016’s “Inferno” with Tom Hanks. He also notably appeared as the grown-up version of the hero Pi Patel in Ang Lee’s 2012 drama “Life of Pi.”Read original story Irrfan Khan, Star of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and ‘Life of Pi,’ Dies at 53 At TheWrap
Sadly, Danny Boyle probably has less say than most on who will be the next James Bond, but he's thrown his suggestion in the ring nonetheless.
The former Eastenders star about to hit the big time, starring in Danny Boyle blockbuster 'Yesterday' in which he plays a man who wakes up after an accident to find he is the only person who remembers The Beatles and their music.
Danny Boyle won't be rushing back to the major Hollywood franchises after his experience on Bond 25, he has revealed.
'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.
David Bowie rejected Danny Boyle's proposed biopic, with the director insisting Frank Cottrell-Boyce had written a "wonderful" script.
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.
The stretch of coast made famous in Danny Boyle's movie The Beach is to be closed indefinitely, following years of environmental damage from tourists.
The appointment of the True Detective helmsman was announced via the official Bond Twitter account, along with a release date now slated for February 14, 2020.
Danny Boyle reportedly quit Bond 25 because filmmakers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson wanted to use another writer other than Boyle's longtime collaborator John Hodge.
French actor Said Taghmaoui has said that he was in line to play the villain in Bond 25, painting a picture of the seeming indecision surrounding the production following Danny Boyle's exit.
'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' writer-director and actress discuss the possibilities of making action movies together.
Danny Boyle hinted that his own love of the world of 007 could have been the thing that drove him from making Bond 25.
The release of Bond 25 could be delayed by as much as a year following the departure of director Danny Boyle, according to reports.
Danny Boyle departed the production of Bond 25 in a dispute with Daniel Craig over the movie's Russian villain, according to reports.