JAMES BOND Video Game In The Works From HITMAN Developers Which Will Explore 007's Origin Story

JAMES BOND Video Game In The Works From HITMAN Developers Which Will Explore 007's Origin Story

James Bond is finally returning to the world of video games as it's been announced today that IO Interactive, the team behind the Hitman franchise, are developing an origin story for 007. Check it out...

No Time to Die may have been pushed to next year, but we have some exciting 007-related news for you today as it's been revealed that IO Interactive is developing a new James Bond video game. In this "wholly original Bond story," players will be able to "step into the shoes of the world's favourite Secret Agent to earn their 00 status in the very first Bond origin story."

Project 007 - which is the working title - is in development for consoles and PC, and is set to make use of IO's Glacier engine. That was used for the latest Hitman games, so it bodes well for whatever form this project takes (common sense says we can expect a stealth adventure mixed with action). 

Casino Royale was an original story for James Bond, of course, while a series of novels have also explored the character's youth, so how this will single itself out as the "first" is unclear. 

MGM and Eon Productions are actively involved in production, and IO CEO Hakan Abrakin said the following in a press release. "Creating an original Bond game is a monumental undertaking and I truly believe that IO Interactive, working closely with our creative partners at EON and MGM, can deliver something extremely special for our players and communities."

"Our passionate team is excited to unleash their creativity into the iconic James Bond universe and craft the most ambitious game in the history of our studio."

A release date hasn't been revealed, but you can check out a teaser for Project 007 below.
 

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
DUNE & NO TIME TO DIE Secure Highly Coveted China Release Dates

DUNE & NO TIME TO DIE Secure Highly Coveted China Release Dates

While Disney hasn't had luck with their Marvel movies, it looks like both Dune and No Time to Die were able to secure China release dates, which could be quite a big boost for their box office returns.
NO TIME TO DIE Gets A Pair Of Final Trailers As The Long-Awaited James Bond Sequel Finally Nears Its Release

NO TIME TO DIE Gets A Pair Of Final Trailers As The Long-Awaited James Bond Sequel Finally Nears Its Release

The final trailers for No Time To Die are here, and after multiple delays over the past eighteen months, it looks like the long-awaited James Bond sequel is finally going to make its release date.
NO TIME TO DIE: Will Latest JAMES BOND Movie Skip Theaters For Amazon? Producers Reveal Future Plans

NO TIME TO DIE: Will Latest JAMES BOND Movie Skip Theaters For Amazon? Producers Reveal Future Plans

It was confirmed yesterday that Amazon has acquired MGM, meaning the James Bond franchise will soon be part of the company's streaming platform. Does that mean No Time to Die is going to skip theaters?
Amazon Buys MGM Studios For $8.45 Billion, Acquiring JAMES BOND, ROCKY TOMB RAIDER, And More

Amazon Buys MGM Studios For $8.45 Billion, Acquiring JAMES BOND, ROCKY TOMB RAIDER, And More

It's been confirmed today that Amazon has acquired MGM for a whopping $8.45 billion, giving the streaming service access to iconic franchises such as James Bond, Tomb Raider, Stargate, and many more...
Amazon In Talks To Buy MGM, Giving The Streamer Access To The Entire JAMES BOND Franchise

Amazon In Talks To Buy MGM, Giving The Streamer Access To The Entire JAMES BOND Franchise

Amazon was among the streaming services that refused to pay for No Time to Die's streaming rights, but they're now bringing out the big bucks for a potential acquisition of MGM and its entire slate...
Latest Headlines
DUNE International Trailer Spotlights Incredible New Footage From Denis Villeneuve's Sci-Fi Epic

DUNE International Trailer Spotlights Incredible New Footage From Denis Villeneuve's Sci-Fi Epic

A stunning new international trailer for Dune is now online, and it's comprised almost entirely of previously unseen footage from Denis Villeneuve's upcoming sci-fi adaptation. Take a look...
NIGHT TEETH: Megan Fox, Debby Ryan & Lucy Fry Vamp It Up In First Trailer For Netflix Horror Comedy

NIGHT TEETH: Megan Fox, Debby Ryan & Lucy Fry Vamp It Up In First Trailer For Netflix Horror Comedy

Netflix has released the first trailer for Night Teeth, an upcoming horror comedy from I See You director Adam Randall about a college student who finds himself chauffeuring a pair of vampires around.
INJUSTICE: Superman Is UNLEASHED In Bloody Red-Band Trailer For The DC Animated Movie

INJUSTICE: Superman Is UNLEASHED In Bloody Red-Band Trailer For The DC Animated Movie

Warner Bros. Animation has shared a new red-band trailer for Injustice, and if a dark, violent Superman isn't to your liking, then you might want to cover your eyes during this brutal, bloody sneak peek...
INVASION: Check Out The First Trailer For New Sci-Fi Series From DARK PHOENIX Director Simon Kinberg

INVASION: Check Out The First Trailer For New Sci-Fi Series From DARK PHOENIX Director Simon Kinberg

The first trailer for Invasion, a new sci-fi series from Simon Kinberg (Dark Phoenix) and David Weil (Hunters), has arrived, and with a cast including the legendary Sam Neill, this should be a must-watch.
WHAT IF...? Finally Gives Seth Green's Howard The Duck His Own MCU Character Poster

WHAT IF...? Finally Gives Seth Green's Howard The Duck His Own MCU Character Poster

Marvel Studios has shared another new character poster for What If...?, this time featuring Seth Green's Howard the Duck following his memorable role in today's "What If...Thor Was An Only Child?" episode.
DUNE: Jason Momoa Trains For His Big Duncan Idaho Fight Scene In New Featurette - SPOILERS

DUNE: Jason Momoa Trains For His Big Duncan Idaho Fight Scene In New Featurette - SPOILERS

Dune star Jason Momoa has shared a new "Becoming Duncan Idaho" featurette, which sees him train for the character's big fight sequence. Be warned, the actor actually spoils a major plot point here.
FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Sets New Easter Weekend Release Date

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE Sets New Easter Weekend Release Date

The third instalment in the Fantastic Beasts franchise has been given an official title and release date: The Secrets of Dumbledore is set to hit theaters on April 22, 2022. Check out the new logo...
WHAT IF...? Just Added Another Wacky Loki Variant To The Marvel Cinematic Universe - SPOILERS

WHAT IF...? Just Added Another Wacky Loki Variant To The Marvel Cinematic Universe - SPOILERS

Today's episode of What If...? took us to a reality where Loki was returned to his Frost Giant parents as a baby, and that led to the introduction of another Variant every bit as weird as those in Loki.