Brosnan has suffered a knee injury while filming an action scene for Bond 20.
JamesBond.com have issued a statement on the site with the following:
MGM and producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions, issued the following statement concerning the filming of Bond 20 at Pinewood Studios:
SINCE ASSUMING THE ROLE OF JAMES BOND, PIERCE BROSNAN HAS ALWAYS PURSUED THE CHARACTER WITH EXTREME PHYSICALITY. ON FRIDAY, BROSNAN SUSTAINED A KNEE INJURY DURING AN ACTION SEQUENCE INVOLVING WATER. HE IMMEDIATELY MET WITH DOCTORS WHO RECOMMENDED THAT HE HAVE SURGERY TO PREVENT ANY FURTHER DAMAGE.
DUE TO THESE CIRCUMSTANCES, BROSNAN WILL BE RETURNING TO THE SET ON MARCH 4TH. THIS INCIDENT WILL NOT DELAY THE PLANNED RELEASE DATE OF NOVEMBER 2002.
We wish PB the very best at recovering from the injury.