Hackers steal new James Bond film script

Drafted script for the new James Bond film 'Spectre' is amongst the materials stolen and made public by the Sony system hackers.

On November 24, 2014, hackers disabled the computer network at California-based Sony Pictures. The producers of the new James Bond movie 'Spectre' have confirmed that the screenplay was taken as part of the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.  An early version of the script for the new James Bond film has been stolen by hackers.

The producers took to their official website to release a statement expressing their fear that the script may be published online by the hackers.

"Eon Productions, the producers of the James Bond films, learned this morning that an early version of the screenplay for the new Bond film 'SPECTRE' is amongst the material stolen and illegally made public by hackers who infiltrated the Sony Pictures Entertainment computer system.

Eon Productions is concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents."

'Spectre' is due for release in November 2015.

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