Speculations of whether or not Daniel Craig will reprise his role as James Bond 007 are now over, as it's been finally confirmed Craig will definitely return.
The next Bond instalment is expected to open on November 8th 2019. This will make it the 25th Bond movie in the long running spy franchise- the first being 1962's Dr No, starring Sean Connery. Daniel Craig replaced the fifth Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, making his debut in 2006's Casino Royale - the story where Ian Fleming first introduced Bond. The Bond movies starring Craig is a reboot of the franchise- neither prequels nor sequels of the previous instalments.