James Bond Producers Reveal 2 Questions They Always Ask When Writing Scripts

Get the Full StoryDozens upon dozens of writers have had a hand in writing James Bond movies since the franchise debuted almost 60 years ago, but producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson have maintained a sense of continuity over the last two decades by retaining the services of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.

The duo have been involved in every screenplay for a new 007 adventure since Pierce Brosnan s The World is Not Enough, but they ve become increasingly open to collaboration during the Daniel Craig era. After they picked up the torch from three-time Bond veteran and Brosnan regular Bruce Feirstein, Purvis and Wave shared the burden with Paul Haggis on Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, with John Logan doing a polish on Sam Mendes Skyfall.