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Daniel Craig will shoot Bond 25 before beginning work on Showtime’s Purity series, says the network’s president and CEO David Nevins. Though Craig is still not officially confirmed to be returning as James Bond, it is considered a lock that the actor will play 007 for a fifth time in the 25th Bond film, which is set for release in 2019.

It was first reported in 2016 that Craig would be taking on a role in Showtime’s Purity, a series based on Jonathan Franzen’s novel. Craig is set to play Andreas Wolf in that project, a character described as a Julian Assange-like ...

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