Live And Let Die soundtrack

May 31st, 2010 by

Part of the charm of the Bond series is that although the basic ideas and characters have remained consistent throughout, aspects of the films have changed during its unprecedented forty year success. This was certainly the case in 1973.  Not only did the Bond series welcome a new lead actor in Roger Moore, but for […]

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Ian Fleming Publications unveils Project X

May 27th, 2010 by

Ian Fleming Publications announced today details of Project X according to The Globe And Mail, which until today had existed only as a countdown timer on the IFP website that expired at midnight. “Project X” is the working title of a new James Bond continuation novel written by American author Jeffery Deaver, due to be […]

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Split at MGM

May 25th, 2010 by

MGM’s management and creditors are reportedly divided over the best plans to take the troubled studio forward. Hedge funds control a large amount of the studio’s debt and are ignoring Time Warners bid that has been on the table since March. Meanwhile management want to go ahead with a restructuring plan to raise $1 billion. […]

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Project X countdown

May 23rd, 2010 by

Ian Fleming Publications has got people guessing after releasing a countdown timer to “Project X”.

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MGM close to deciding strategic partner

May 20th, 2010 by

The Wall Street Journal has reported that MGM’s creditors are close to deciding a strategic partner to help steer the troubled studio through its current crisis. Creditors are looking for a partner with experience in the movie business and would replace at least some of MGM’s top brass, including the current CEO. They plan on […]

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First look at the Algerian Love Knot from Julia’s Jewelz

May 19th, 2010 by

In the photo above, Vesper’s Algerian Love Knot has been placed on top of the nine of hearts – according to Ian Fleming, known in gipsy magic as “a whisper of love, a whisper of hate”. The Algerian Love Knot didn’t appear in the book, although James Bond’s drink certainly did; three measures of gin, […]

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Further MGM debt extension agreed

May 14th, 2010 by

Lenders agreed to extend the period for debt repayment for a fifth time to allow the troubled studio to arrange its affairs prior to a sale – or more likely now, a pre-packaged bankruptcy.

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The Bond 23 delay: Why EON is tied to MGM

May 12th, 2010 by

With MGM currently in talks to try and save the studio somehow many Bond fans are wondering why EON Productions needs MGM to make another bond film

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Fifth debt extension for MGM

May 6th, 2010 by

Following the news last month that Bond 23 had been out on hold indefinitely, MGM’s lenders are expected to vote in favour of yet another debt extension

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