Sir Samuel Alexander Mendes CBE (born 1 August 1965) is an English film and stage director, producer and screenwriter. In theatre, he is known for his dark re-inventions of the stage musicals Cabaret (1994), Oliver! (1994), Company (1995), and Gypsy (2003). He directed an original West End stage musical for the first time with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2013).
For directing the play The Ferryman, Mendes was awarded the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play in 2019.
There’s a freedom to being done with a film franchise. We’ve seen quite a few instances where actors are finished with a big franchise and decide to actually open up quite a bit about the behind-the-scenes goings-on.
With “No Time to Die” in the wild for months now, Daniel Craig is finally coming clean about some of the funny, somewhat shocking stories about his time as James Bond.
Speaking on the Awards Chatter podcast, Daniel Craig talked a lot about the history of his time as 007 in the James Bond film series, including stories about getting Sam Mendes involved, as well as when he came up with the idea of killing the character.Read more on theplaylist.net