James Bond News

Ben Cooke reported to be on board Bond 25 as stunt coordinator

October 20th, 2017 by

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Spanish fan site claims Ben Cooke will take over role previously held by Gary Powell. Spanish website Archivo 007 has today claimed that Ben Cooke will return to the Bond series for a fourth time. Previously doubling Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall, Cooke will take on the role of stunt coordinator. The […]

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Girl Power at Bond in Motion

October 20th, 2017 by

New cars on show at Covent Garden’s Bond in Motion exhibition. Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum has installed a new display of original film cars driven by female characters starring alongside 007 in the James Bond franchise. Also included are previously unseen costumes, props and storyboards. Original film cars driven by female […]

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MI6 Confidential Special #1: Live And Let Die – The Peter Lamont Portfolio

October 19th, 2017 by

MI6 Confidential publishes special edition focusing on Peter Lamont’s work on Live And Let Die. In 2017, after ten years of service, MI6 Confidential has introduced a new special format: a limited-run 100-page perfect bound issue of the magazine taking a deep dive into one particular facet of the franchise. This first special issue was […]

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Dennis Gassner confirms Bond 25 return

October 17th, 2017 by

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Dennis Gassner confirmed as Bond 25 production designer. In an article on the look of Blade Runner 2049, International Cinematographers Guild Magazine spoke to cinematographer Roger Deakin and production designer Dennis Gassner. Talking about various aspects of shooting the movie, directed by Bond contender Denis Villeneuve, Gassner says: I’m about to do my fourth James Bond film, […]

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Denis Villeneuve confirms Bond 25 talks

October 2nd, 2017 by

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The French Canadian director has spoken to both Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig. Ahead of the opening of the highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049, Denis Villeneuve was in his home town where he spoke to the Montreal Gazette. Aside from his latest film, Villeneuve was asked about the rumours linking him to the next Bond film. “It’s […]

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Release your inner artist with the Big Draw at Bond in Motion

September 28th, 2017 by

You Only Live Twice - Set concept drawing by Ken Adam

Bond in Motion is offering a variety of activities as part of Living Lines: An Animated Big Draw Festival. The Big Draw Festival is the world’s biggest celebration of drawing, organised by The Big Draw charity (formerly the Campaign for Drawing), and this year Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum is offering visitors […]

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Daniel Craig wants Denis Villeneuve as Bond 25 director according to Baz Bamigboye

September 26th, 2017 by

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According to Daily Mail columnist Baz Bamigboye, Daniel Craig is pushing get get Denis Villeneuve on board Bond 25 as director. While many stories in the Daily Mail later prove to be wildly inaccurate, Bamigboye does have a good history of Bond related scoops. Earlier this year he revealed Neal Purvis and Robert Wade had […]

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New 007 Zippo lighter collection announced

September 26th, 2017 by

Zippo has partnered with Eon Productions to unveil a specially-designed 007 collection of windproof lighters. The first lighter collection features the classic James Bond gun barrel, the 007 logo as well as movie poster designs from Dr No and From Russia With Love. Additionally, a wider Zippo collection dedicated to classic James Bond poster art […]

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New details of the James Bond experience in Sölden revealed

September 19th, 2017 by

007 ELEMENTS is a new James Bond cinematic installation opening this winter built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl Mountain in Sölden. The name 007 ELEMENTS reflects the visitor’s journey through a series of galleries, each distilling the craft of the signature elements that define a James Bond film. The installation will focus on SPECTRE, […]

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Apple and Amazon reportedly vying against Warners for Bond 25 distribution rights

September 6th, 2017 by

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Apple and Amazon reported to be in contention for Bond 25 distribution rights according to the Hollywood Reporter. The release of SPECTRE in 2015 saw the end of Sony’s distribution rights for the James Bond series. Starting with Casino Royale (2006), Sony co-financed the Bond films with MGM and acted as distributor in a two film deal that was […]

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