Young Bond jacket and title revealed at Hay Festival

May 28th, 2014 by

Press release: Today, on what would have been Ian Fleming’s 106th birthday, Penguin Random House Children’s announced Shoot to Kill as the title of the new Young Bond novel by Steve Cole. In front of a Hay Festival audience of Bond fans young and old, Steve Cole and the first Young Bond author Charlie Higson […]

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New Young Bond titled ‘Shoot To Kill’

May 28th, 2014 by

The title of the forthcoming Young Bond novel penned by Steve Cole has just been announced at the Hay Literary Festival. Cole and former Young Bond author Charlie Higson attended the unveiling of the title and cover artwork, which were simultaneously revealed on social media. Shoot To Kill will be published in the UK on […]

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Goldeneye room rentals make Fleming villa more affordable than ever

May 27th, 2014 by

Anyone who has dreamed of staying at Ian Fleming’s villa, Goldeneye, on the north shore of Jamaica but was put off by the price now has a cheaper option until the end of the year. While the villa has been available for rent for some years as part of what is now the Goldeneye Resort, […]

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A Novel Return… But How?

May 27th, 2014 by

We all know that James Bond will return. After all, we’ve been told as much by 23 movies. 007 originated in 1953’s novel Casino Royale and has been off and on the page ever since. For the most part, one adventure followed another and Bond slowly aged throughout the series. After 2002’s The Man With […]

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New Young Bond details to be revealed on 28th May

May 22nd, 2014 by

The title and cover art of the new Young Bond novel by Steve Cole are to be revealed at the Hay Festival on Wednesday 28th May at midday. Author Steve Cole will unveil a giant replica book in front of an audience at Hay Festival of Literature & the Arts on  Ian Fleming’s birthday. He will […]

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Bond 24 screenplay still being written according to Mendes

May 22nd, 2014 by

Sam Mendes attended BFI Southbank for a screening of Paris, Texas earlier in the week and was naturally quizzed about Bond 24 by attending press. In response he said the screenplay was being written and that it is ongoing, joking “if I told you I’d have to kill you”. You can keep up to date […]

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007 Producers to adapt Edward Snowden book for screen

May 15th, 2014 by

James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson are to produce a film based on Glenn Greenwald’s book about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, currently exiled in Russia. The rights to No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State have been picked up by Sony, with the 007 producers’ involvement. Thanks […]

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Norwegen actress has screentested for Bond 24

May 13th, 2014 by

Three Norwegians are among a number of Scandinavian actresses being considered for a part in Bond 24, according to reports. Ingrid Bolsø Berdal (Hercules),  Synnøve Macody Lund (Headhunters) and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Borgen) have taken part in screen tests for Bond 24. According to Anne Lindberg, agent of two of the actresses, the film’s producers have auditioned a number […]

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Solo paperback released in UK today

May 8th, 2014 by

The paperback edition of William Boyd’s Solo is available today in the UK. The novel, set in 1969, follows the recently turned 45 year old James Bond on a mission in West Africa and, later in Washington DC, deals with the consequences of what he learns. Published by Vintage, Solo is available from Amazon UK. The US paperback edition […]

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John Logan confirms Bond 24 filming commences October

May 7th, 2014 by

After Ralph Fiennes first mentioned shooting would commence in October and a report from Baz Bamigboye shortly after saying filming had been put back until November, Bond 24 scribe John Logan has now confirmed plans to start filming in October. After attending the Penny Dreadful premiere earlier today, Latino Review tweeted the following: Nice talking […]

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