James Bond News

Dave Bautista hopes to reprise Mr Hinx in Bond 25

April 26th, 2017 by

Mr Hinx actor hopes to return in Bond 25 but it may hinge of Daniel Craig returning as 007. Speaking at the European premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, Dave Bautista revealed he hopes to return as Mr Hinx in Bond 25. Speaking exclusively to Metro he said: Believe me we’re talking about it […]

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5 studios vie for Bond 25 distribution deal

April 20th, 2017 by

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MGM and Eon Productions actively seeking distribution partner for next James Bond film. MGM and Eon Productions are being pitched by five different studios, at least if a report in the New York Post is correct. The piece is based on information provided by five anonymous sources. The James Bond series is currently without a distribution […]

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Tim Pigott-Smith dies at 70

April 18th, 2017 by

Earlier in the month it was announced that actor Tim Pigott-Smith has died at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith played the Foreign Secretary in Quantum of Solace (2008), but his best known role was Ronald Merrick in 1984 television series The Jewel in the Crown. It earned him the 1985 British Academy Television Award for […]

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Sheriff JW Pepper actor Clifton James dies aged 96

April 18th, 2017 by

Over the Easter weekend we learnt the sad news of Clifton James’ death, the actor who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Roger Moore’s first two Bond movies.  He first appeared as Louisiana Sheriff JW Pepper in Live And Let Die (1973), when 007 outwits him and his men in a speedboat chase. The character proved to be […]

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Rumour: Daniel Craig “just about persuaded” to return in Bond 25

April 4th, 2017 by

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An article published by Page Six earlier today claims Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig” to return for another James Bond movie. Although the report does seem plausible it is not confirmed. While Page Six may not prove to be reliable the article claims “multiple sources” have told them that Broccoli has made progress. She has […]

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MI6 Confidential #39: The biggest Bond of all

April 3rd, 2017 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-ninth issue. Take a deep dive into the rich and complex history of Thunderball, the self-crowned ‘biggest Bond of all.’ Synonymous with ‘Bondmania’, the film’s preproduction has a long, tangled history and lasting consequences for the franchise. In this issue […]

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Daniel Craig is “keener to do [Bond 25] than not”

March 10th, 2017 by

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Baz Bamigboye has revealed more information about Bond 25 in a Daily Mail article published today. On top of revealing on Twitter that Purvis & Wade have been signed for Bond 25, Baz Bamigboye states in an article for the Daily Mail that Daniel Craig is more likely to return as 007 than not. He […]

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Purvis & Wade back for Bond 25

March 10th, 2017 by

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The Daily Mail’s entertainment columnist Baz Bamigboye revealed on Twitter last night that writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been hired for Bond 25. While the Daily Mail often comes up short in its reporting, Bamigboye has previously proved to be a reliable source of Bond-related information in the past. For instance he revealed that […]

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Trailer for Hulu’s forthcoming Becoming Bond

March 9th, 2017 by

Becoming Bond

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing […]

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Scientific Games signs exclusive James Bond licensing deal

March 8th, 2017 by

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Scientific Games Corporation today announced a license agreement for the James Bond franchise, spanning land-based gaming, lottery and social slots. The exclusive agreement with Eon Productions Limited, Danjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive Inc., a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., gives Scientific Games the rights to leverage all past and future iconic James Bond films, as well […]

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