As with every James Bond film, the upcoming project in the blockbuster franchise tentatively titled Bond 25 has been carrying massive expectations ever since it was announced.

Announced initially to release in November 2019, this next action spy thriller has since been announced to hit screens on April 8, 2020 and will see Daniel Craig reprising his role as the British MI6 spy for the fifth time after films namely Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre.

Daniel Craig as James Bond

Meanwhile, with production yet to begin on Bond 25 under Cary Joji Fukunaga’s direction, there have been reports of late stating the film was titled Shatterhand after one of the film’s producers, Barbara Broccoli had autographed a logo designed by a 007 fan with the word “Shatterhand”.

That said, those reports have now been completely denied leading to speculations that Shatterhand could probably be the working title for the film, which is expected to begin production someetime soon. 

Daniel Craig as James Bond

Furthermore, there are now reports that state actor Rami Malek, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, is reportedly rumored to be in final talks to play the antagonist to Daniel Craig in James Bond 25.

As of now, an official statement is awaited in the days ahead regarding the final title as well as who will be playing the villain along with the rest of the cast and crew.

Rami Malek