Who: William Boyd
Born: 7 March 1952, Accra, Gold Coast (nowadays Ghana)
William Boyd, CBE is a British novelist and screenwriter.
On 11 April 2012 it was announced that Boyd would write the next James Bond novel. Boyd says the book, Solo, is set in 1969. Jonathan Cape publish the book in the UK in September 2013.
Boyd used Bond creator Ian Fleming as a character in his novel Any Human Heart. Fleming recruits the book's protagonist, Logan Mountstuart, to naval intelligence during World War Two.
Boyd has also worked with three of the actors who have portrayed Bond in the film series: Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.
William Boyd's 007 production:
- Solo (2013)