Brosnan was 007 in the past four Bond films but said producers axed him after offering him the chance to return, BBC reported.
This will be the 21st Bond film and speculation is hot over who will star in it. Among the favorites to take over the coveted role are Scottish actor Dougray Scott, Oscar nominee Clive Owen and Australian star Hugh Jackman.
Ohio bar shooting arrested, charged with murder
Handler slams Piers Morgan: 'You're a terrible interviewer'