London, (ANI): Bond bosses have dismissed rumours that the next 007
movie is in trouble after reports emerged that screenwriter Peter
Morgan quit the project because of the appointment of director Sam
Mendes. Morgan, 47, who penned screenplays for critically acclaimed
films like 'Frost/Nixon" and 'The Queen", is said to have been
hired to work on the 23rd Bond movie.
But reports over the weekend suggested that he had quit the
project, and his departure was linked to the recent arrival of
Mendes, who is rumoured to be planning to replace him with 'Closer"
creator Patrick Marber. But a spokesman for Hollywood studio MGM
has dismissed the story as gossip.
“The filmmakers say the Morgan/Marber switch is just
speculation," the Daily Express quoted him as telling the Daily