Sony panic as James Bond ‘Spectre’ script is stolen by hackers

by Martin
The logo for the new James Bond movie 'Spectre'
The title of the new Bond movie was confirmed recently.

The title of the new Bond movie was confirmed recently.

After a long wait, fans of James Bond were recently given the title for the next film along with the cast members that will grace the big screen.

Unfortunately for the production company and all involved in the movie, hackers have also managed to get their hands on the script for the project.

It was confirmed over the weekend that the script for the next 007 film, which has been given the name of ‘Spectre,’ was stolen during a cyber attack against Sony.

Producers have issued a statement regarding the matter and have stated that: “it may not (in whole or in part) be published, reproduced, disseminated or otherwise utilised by anyone who obtains a copy of it.”

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

EON Productions have also stated that they are “concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents.”

They added that it “is the confidential information of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq, LLC, and is protected by the laws of copyright in the United Kingdom and around the world.”

The production company have also stated that they will do whatever they can “to protect their rights” against whoever stole the script.

They will also take action against anyone who thinks they will gain anything out of publishing the stolen material to the world.

The new Aston Martin for 'Spectre'

The new Aston Martin for ‘Spectre’

When the announcement was made for the title of the movie, a new Aston Martin was also unveiled (shown above) but it was the all important cast that had everyone excited.

Daniel Craig is back as lead 007, James Bond while Rory Kinnear will return as Tanner, Ben Whishaw will return as Q, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny and Ralph Fiennes will star as M.

‘Spectre’ is due to be released on the 6th of November 2015 with Sam Mendes as a director while new faces will include Christoph Waltz as Oberhauser and Dave Bautista as Mr. Hinx.

Andrew Scott will star as MI5 employee Denbigh. Meanwhile, the Bond girls will be played by Monica Bellucci and Lea Seydoux.

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