While promoting his role in George Clooney‘s The Ides Of March at the Toronto Film Festival, Jeffrey Wright told ComingSoon that he has not “gotten the call to return” to the upcoming 007 movie currently in the early stages of production.
Wright portrayed Felix Leiter, Bond’s partner, in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. According to Aceshowbiz.com, rumors are the new installment is titled Carte Blanche, which is likely taken from the latest James Bond novel by Jeffery Deaver.
Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are set to reprise their role’s with Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes cast as villains. Wright also stated that Leiter… “may be on the periphery and mentioned in the film.”
The film is expected to hit movie theaters in November 2012.