Daniel Craig remains Eon’s first choice as 007

September 30th, 2016 by

Daniel Craig remains “absolutely the first choice” to play James Bond, according to an executive producer of the series speaking to BBC Radio 4 this morning. In the interview Callum McDougall said Eon Productions bosses Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson are “hoping for him to come back” in Bond 25, although when asked who the […]

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Collecting 007: Bazeer Flumore

September 21st, 2016 by

Bazeer Flumore talks about collecting the Bond books in paperback. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? Around 1980 when I was 11. I started collecting after realising I’d acquired an incomplete Raymond Hawkey – Pan set from my Dad. What’s your favourite item in your collection and why? That’s […]

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Rumour: Guy Ritchie in talks to direct Bond 25

September 19th, 2016 by

A story in The Mirror claims that Guy Ritchie is the front runner to direct Bond 25. The article, written by Simon Boyle and published on Saturday, claims that Ritchie has flown to Los Angeles to meet Eon Productions’ co-boss Michael G Wilson. The article quotes the usual unnamed source as saying: “Guy has moved […]

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Title of Steve Cole’s final Young Bond book revealed

September 16th, 2016 by

The title of the next Young Bond adventure was revealed earlier this week by Random House. Pre-order from Amazon UK Red Nemesis will be published simultaneously in hardcover, paperback and for Kindle on 4th May 2017 and according to the blurb on Amazon: James is back in Steve Cole’s fourth and final blistering Young Bond adventure […]

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Christoph Waltz unhappy with his portrayal of Blofeld

September 15th, 2016 by

Christoph Waltz was recently interviewed by German magazine Zeit-Magazin Mann. During the interview he expressed dissatisfaction with his portrayal of Blofeld. He also said he does not know if he will return in the role. “I cannot claim that I’ve really nailed Blofeld. Overall, it held water and was okay. But it wasn’t what I’ve been looking […]

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Collecting 007: Oscar Rubio

September 14th, 2016 by

Spaniard Oscar Rubio shares his collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? The first time I saw a James Bond movie, I was 10 or 11 years and it was The Man with the Golden Gun, I was shocked by seeing Scaramanga’s gun. What’s your favourite item in your […]

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Big Chief Studios announces new range of 007 collectibles

September 13th, 2016 by

Press release: Big Chief Studios Ltd announced today that it is to produce a range of high-end collectables based on the classic James Bond film series. Working in collaboration with Eon Productions, producers of the James Bond films, the first wave of figures will feature characters from the 1964 classic Goldfinger including: agent 007 James Bond […]

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Collecting 007: Raymond Benson

September 7th, 2016 by

Raymond Benson, author of The James Bond Bedside Companion and several  continuation novels, talks about his days as a collector.  When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? It was around Christmas 1964/early 1965 after Goldfinger was out. I actually heard the soundtrack album first–the John Barry score was my introduction to James Bond, […]

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Trigger Mortis paperback now available in US

September 6th, 2016 by

Originally published in hardback last September, today sees the paperback release of Trigger Mortis in the United States. Buy from Amazon.com Anthony Horowitz’s addition to the continuation novels is set directly after the events of Goldfinger and sees the return of one of the best known Bond girls of all, Pussy Galore. Largely well received upon […]

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