Defending Quantum of Solace

August 26th, 2014 by

Quantum of Solace, the 22nd of EON Productions’ James Bond adventures, was released in late 2008. Hot on the heels of Casino Royale, it broke opening records in the UK and went on to $168 million in the US, which made it the second highest grossing in the series, a million more past the prior […]

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Casting call for Bond 24 henchman

August 23rd, 2014 by

007 podcasters James Bond Radio appear to have achieved quite a scoop with their announcement that they had received word direct from the casting agency working on Bond 24 that they are now looking to fill the henchman role. POTENTIAL SPOILERS BELOW The henchman, named Hinx, is described as being in the tradition of Oddjob […]

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Rumour: Bond 24 skidoo chase planned for Austria

August 22nd, 2014 by

Daniel Craig and the Bond 24 production team is set to spend three days shooting in Obertilliach if reports in Austrian media are to be believed. Bezirks Blätter says that a skidoo chase is planned for the Alpine village and that another mock village is to be built nearby. There is not much to go […]

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Dezer Collection selling Lotus Esprit submarine

August 20th, 2014 by

Do you have a spare $1 million to spend on your Bond collection? If so you might be interested in the Lotus Esprit submarine currently on sale by the Dezer Collection. The car, one of six built for filming the underwater sequence in The Spy Who Loved Me, is not drivable but is one of […]

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A reader’s story: an introduction to 007

August 19th, 2014 by

James Bond means many things to many people and each has our own unique experience of Bond. Last week we looked at Paul’s story of how he was inspired to upgrade his wardrobe and lifestyle by 007, that many can relate to. Recently I received an email relating the story of how another reader was […]

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Bond actor Shane Rimmer publishes first novel

August 15th, 2014 by

Star Wars, Doctor Who, James Bond, Superman and Batman, share two things in common; they are some of the best loved and successful TV and film franchises in the world, and Shane Rimmer has been in all of them. Rimmer, still remembered by millions as the voice of Scott Tracy from Thunderbirds and who appeared […]

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Sam Smith denies Bond 24 involvement

August 15th, 2014 by

In a video interview with music paper NME, Sam Smith has denied the recent rumours that he was in the running to record the theme song for Bond 24. The story appeared last week in The Mirror and was jumped upon by the UK press and The Sun later added that Adele had turned down […]

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MI6 Confidential #26 – Unseen Bond

August 13th, 2014 by

More than two years ago MI6 Confidential set themselves a challenge: to track down an array of 007 paraphernalia that never made it to mainstream media and present it for our readers in an ‘unseen’ edition to the magazine. Today they proudly present the first, but perhaps not last, ‘Unseen’ issue, and it features some […]

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Rumour: Lea Seydoux considered for role in Bond 24

August 12th, 2014 by

Last week website Schmoes Know published an article claiming they’d had a hot tip that Blue is the Warmest Color actress Lea Seydoux was in the running for the main female role in Bond 24. The anonymous source is “very trusted”. They also cited a previous article from March, in which they quoted a casting […]

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A reader’s story: From bland to Bond

August 12th, 2014 by

If you’ve signed up to receive the monthly newsletter from The James Bond Dossier you may remember a short series of welcome emails in which I tell you a little about me and how I got interested in James Bond (and if you haven’t joined yet you can do so here). Many new subscribers often reply […]

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