Profile of screenwriter John Logan

February 22nd, 2011 by

We previously profiled regular Bond screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who – it was announced by EON Productions in January – will be sharing the Bond 23 credits with a newcomer to the series, John Logan. Logan has penned a wide variety of movies, demonstrating a flair for science fiction with ‘Star Trek Nemesis’ […]

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Licence to Kill soundtrack

February 10th, 2011 by

The sixteenth Bond film was to be, in many ways, a watershed in the long running franchise.  Not only did it mark the end of Timothy Dalton’s brief tenure as 007 but it also marked the last contributions of actor Robert Brown (M), title designer Maurice Binder, producer Cubby Broccoli and director John Glen. Licence […]

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MGM Leverages 007 For Deal On Sony’s ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ [Deadline]

February 8th, 2011 by

Sony has apparently secured the distribution rights to Bond 23, according to an update on Deadline. This seems like a positive move, since Sony were behind the last two Bond films and have a close working relationship with Barbara Broccoli. The article states: Deadline has learned that Sony Pictures bosses Amy Pascal and Michael Lynton […]

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A profile of screenwriters Purvis and Wade

February 7th, 2011 by

When the release date of Bond 23 was announced in January, it was also confirmed that Neal Purvis and Robert Wade would reprise their role as screenwriters for the next Bond movie, as well as new blood in the form of John Logan, responsible for writing ‘The Last Samurai’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘The Aviator’. Bond 23 […]

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A profile of Sam Mendes, director of Bond 23

February 2nd, 2011 by

When MGM and EON Productions announced the release date for Bond 23 back in January, they also confirmed that Sam Mendes was on board to direct, which had been so strongly rumoured that had been almost accepted as fact. Samuel Alexander Mendes CBE was born on 1st August 1965 in Reading, England. He went to […]

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Javier Bardem offered role of villain in Bond 23

February 2nd, 2011 by

Following Dame Judi Dench’s confirmation that she would be reappearing in Bond 23, Spanish actor Javier Bardem has verified the rumours surrounding his possible involvement in the film. In an interview with the LA Times he confirmed that he had been offered the role by Sam Mendes, although his involvement is dependent on the screenplay […]

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