Danny Boyle has pulled out of the new Bond film and the internet has some thoughts

Danny Boyle has pulled out of the new Bond film and the internet has some thoughts

Danny Boyle has stepped down from directing the 25th James Bond film citing 'creative differences'.

The Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire had been attached to the untitled film in May, with reports saying Boyle would both write and direct the film.

However, Danny Boyle's official departure from Bond 25 was confirmed in a tweet from the franchise's official account:

The tweet reads:

Michael G Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to creative differences Danny Boyle has decided to no longer direct Bond 25.

Many people are upset by this news, others are more on the ambivalent side, and a select few are concerned there's someone out there named Barbara Broccoli.

Perhaps more importantly, people of the internet have come forward with their own ideas who should fill the Boyle-shaped hole to direct the film.

Who wouldn't love to see a Guillermo del Toro Bond film?

Christopher Nolan, Batman meets Bond?

Francis Lee, writer and director of the incredible gay love story God's Own Country is putting himself forward.

Any woman director, seeing as how a woman has never directed a Bond film.

Guardians of The Galaxy director James Gunn.

Willow tweeted out a pretty good pitch.

M. Night Shyamalan, with that classic twist.

Let Daniel Craig take the wheel?

Wes Anderson, director of Grand Budapest Hotel, was speaking at New York Times Talk Panel in 2014 and he had his own ideas about a Bond film.

I’ve had this Bond movie — you know, this is probably part of the thing — I had this one I wanted to do called Mission: Deferred. This was a few years ago. James Bond. The Cold War is over, and there’s no gig. He goes in to see M, and M is on the phone, and he’s walking around M’s office and finally says [Anderson, as Bond, gestures for M to call him]. And I kind of thought the gadgetry is, like, he has a great coffee machine, and that maybe he gets into a bar fight or something because he has a license to kill, but… and so I never got the call.

Maybe it's time for them to get in touch with Wes Anderson, who would definitely create one of the most aesthetically pleasing Bond films to date.

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