MGM Studios' mission is to secure a director for its next James Bond flick, and they've turned to ... Agent Double-Oh-Mendes?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sam Mendes -- who won a 1999 Best Director Oscar for 'American Beauty' -- is in talks to direct the 23rd installment of the Bond franchise, with Daniel Craig set to return as the unstoppable British spy. Production on the film could begin as early as June.
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