Bond fans launch ‘It’s got to be Bassey’ campaign for SPECTRE [VIDEO]

April 15th, 2015 by

Whether or not you agree with the sentiment, this video by two Bond fans, which includes footage from every James Bond film from Eon Productions into which they have edited shots of them holding a sign demanding “It’s got to be Bassey”, is very well done. Paul Joseph and Tim Benzie spent three weeks working […]

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‘Shoot To Kill’ ebook to be released in North America

April 14th, 2015 by

Ian Fleming Publications today announced that the latest addition to the Young Bond series, Steve Cole’s Shoot To Kill , is to be released in ebook format in North America. The book, Steve Cole’s first after taking over as Young Bond author from Charlie Higson, continues James Bond’s adventures as a youngster which this time take him to 1930s […]

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Daniel Craig returns to filming early after knee op

April 14th, 2015 by

Daniel Craig is reported to have returned early to the SPECTRE shoot in London after an operation to fix a knee injury sustained during filming. Eon Productions had previously said he would be out of action until 22nd April, but a report in the Daily Mail, citing The Sun, says Craig is back in action […]

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Behind the scenes in Mexico City

April 10th, 2015 by

  These images aren’t quite new as they were released after Easter on the 007.com website, but here are the latest four photos from SPECTRE. All are in Mexico City, where the first unit was recently shooting, with the three below shoing various aspects of the Day of the Dead parade specially recreated for the film. […]

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Christoph Waltz denies he is Blofeld to GQ

April 8th, 2015 by

Christoph Waltz who plays Franz Overhauser in SPECTRE has been interviewed for the latest edition of GQ magazine. Extracts from the full interview appear on the website, which you can read by following the link at the bottom of this article, but the main points are that he had to think twice about whether he wanted to appear […]

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Eon confirms Daniel Craig will return to SPECTRE shoot on 22nd April following surgery

April 6th, 2015 by

  Following my news report yesterday that Daniel Craig underwent knee surgery in New York last week, the BBC has heard from Eon Productions to clarify the situation.   The Eon spokeswoman confirmed Craig had a minor procedure during the Easter break, but denied that he had missed several days of filming alread. She added: “During […]

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Daniel Craig undergoes knee op in New York

April 5th, 2015 by

   Last week Daniel Craig underwent keyhole surgery in New York for a knee injury sustained weeks earlier during filming of SPECTRE. Craig was seen on his way to the clinic last Monday and has reportedly missed several days of filming, currently taking place in Mexico City.  His knee has caused him problems ever since […]

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Conflicting reports on the economic impact of SPECTRE on Mexico City

April 3rd, 2015 by

SPECTRE is costing businesses in Mexico City millions of dollars in lost revenue as streets are blocked and malls closed, with filming “bleeding local business owners dry” to the tune of $24 million according to this report, which goes on to say producers are paying businesses up to $130 a day for the inconvenience. Local officials […]

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Producers interviewed on SPECTRE in Mexico City

April 2nd, 2015 by

The producers of SPECTRE recently held a media junket in Mexico City, where invited journalists were taken behind the scenes on the shoot for the next James Bond film and interviews conducted with principal cast and crew. One media organisation invited to Mexico was ComingSoon.net, who were granted an interview with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, […]

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SPECTRE crew reported for drunken antics on transatlantic flight to Mexico

April 1st, 2015 by

Crew members working on SPECTRE are reported to be under investigation after a drunken rampage in while flying to Mexico. Because the flight was near US airspace and owing to the severity of the disturbances the US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating. The owners of the private jet chartered to fly around 150 crew from Stansted Airport complained about “intolerable behaviour” by some […]

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