Nothing is official as of yet, since talks are still in very early and informal stages, but the filmmaker recently met with the producers.
We reported in October that the producers are seeking a fall 2014 release date for this 007 adventure, which may pose a scheduling conflict for Christopher Nolan. He is currently in pre-production on his next movie, Interstellar, which has been set for a November 7, 2014 release.
Here's what an insider had to say about the informal discussions.
"It does no harm for Broccoli and Wilson to talk with Nolan, even if nothing happens this time round."
Daniel Craig is locked in to return as James Bond, with Skyfall co-stars Ralph Fiennes (M), Naomie Harris (Moneypenny), and Ben Whishaw (Q) slated to reprise their roles as well.
Spectre comes to theaters November 6th, 2015 and stars Dave Bautista, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Bellucci, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris. The film is directed by Sam Mendes.