MGM returns to domestic theatrical distribution in joint venture with Annapurna

October 31st, 2017 by

MGM and Annapurna Pictures today announced a joint venture to release films theatrically in the United States. However, worldwide distribution plans for Bond 25 are to be announced at a later date. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Annapurna Pictures (Annapurna) have formed a new joint venture for theatrical distribution in the U.S., it was announced today by Gary Barber, […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun typescript corrected by Ian Fleming now available to buy

October 31st, 2017 by

The Man With The Golden Gun typescript

A unique typescript of The Man With The Golden Gun corrected by Ian Fleming is available from Jonkers Rare Books. According to the listing on Jonkers’ website: 182 numbered pages of typed foolscap, five further preliminary pages and a single sheet of suggested (later adopted) corrections by Kingsley Amis, all bound in a cloth folder. […]

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Christoph Waltz claims he won’t be back in Bond 25

October 30th, 2017 by

The actor who played Blofeld in SPECTRE says he won’t return in the role. Speaking on the red carpet at the Rome Film Festival just a few days ago, Christoph Waltz was asked by Talky Movie whether he would be returning in Bond 25. A short video of the exchange was posted on the Facebook […]

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Ben Cooke reported to be on board Bond 25 as stunt coordinator

October 20th, 2017 by

Spanish fan site claims Ben Cooke will take over role previously held by Gary Powell. Spanish website Archivo 007 has today claimed that Ben Cooke will return to the Bond series for a fourth time. Previously doubling Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall, Cooke will take on the role of stunt coordinator. The […]

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Girl Power at Bond in Motion

October 20th, 2017 by

New cars on show at Covent Garden’s Bond in Motion exhibition. Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum has installed a new display of original film cars driven by female characters starring alongside 007 in the James Bond franchise. Also included are previously unseen costumes, props and storyboards. Original film cars driven by female […]

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MI6 Confidential Special #1: Live And Let Die – The Peter Lamont Portfolio

October 19th, 2017 by

MI6 Confidential publishes special edition focusing on Peter Lamont’s work on Live And Let Die. In 2017, after ten years of service, MI6 Confidential has introduced a new special format: a limited-run 100-page perfect bound issue of the magazine taking a deep dive into one particular facet of the franchise. This first special issue was […]

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Dennis Gassner confirms Bond 25 return

October 17th, 2017 by

Dennis Gassner confirmed as Bond 25 production designer. In an article on the look of Blade Runner 2049, International Cinematographers Guild Magazine spoke to cinematographer Roger Deakin and production designer Dennis Gassner. Talking about various aspects of shooting the movie, directed by Bond contender Denis Villeneuve, Gassner says: I’m about to do my fourth James Bond film, […]

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Denis Villeneuve confirms Bond 25 talks

October 2nd, 2017 by

The French Canadian director has spoken to both Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig. Ahead of the opening of the highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049, Denis Villeneuve was in his home town where he spoke to the Montreal Gazette. Aside from his latest film, Villeneuve was asked about the rumours linking him to the next Bond film. “It’s […]

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