Moonraker radio play on BBC Radio 4 this weekend

March 29th, 2018 by

BBC Radio 4 to broadcast Moonraker adaptation with Toby Stephens as 007. Martin Jarvis directs this surprisingly up-to-date, all-star guided missile drama. It’s 1954 and British patriot Sir Hugo Drax (Samuel West) has built an atomic rocket, Moonraker, vital to Britain’s defences. It’s ready for a trial launch. But after a double-murder, James Bond (Toby Stephens) goes […]

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Q The Music to celebrate Moonraker 40th with crowd-funded concert

March 29th, 2018 by

Fan fave Bond band putting together 100-piece orchestra and choir for January concert. Just about everything about Moonraker was over the top. So it’s apt that Q The Music Show are to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Roger Moore’s fourth outing as 007 with an OTT musical extravaganza performed by a full sized symphony orchestra. […]

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Issue #49 of 007 Magazine now available to order

March 26th, 2018 by

Collectors can now complete their run of the printed 007 Magazine with this printed version of the first of two previous online editions from 2006. Packed with many rare and never-before-seen images, the 48 page magazine features: Blond, Bland, Ugly and Grand! Craig Bunyan examines the fan and media reaction to Daniel Craig, and the production […]

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Gary Barber forced out as head of MGM

March 21st, 2018 by

Boardroom coup at MGM sees CEO pushed out due to reported split over strategy. Knives were out at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on Monday night when the board forced out CEO Gary Barber. Barber’s removal is reported to be completely unexpected and caused shock waves throughout the industry. He is widely credited with MGM’s successful turnaround after emerging from […]

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Settlement reached in 007 DVD box set lawsuit

March 20th, 2018 by

US lawsuit against MGM and associated parties ended after settlement reached between the two sides. Back in the summer it emerged that MGM and associated parties were being sued because of the labelling on their James Bond DVD and BluRay box sets. The class action was brought about because although the box sets were described […]

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SPECTRE second unit assistant director sues for £2.5 million

March 17th, 2018 by

Terry Madden takes legal action after being forced to retire due to injuries sustained while filming SPECTRE in Austria. Back in February 2015 we reported how second unit assistant director Terry Madden was badly injured in an accident in Sölden. Madden, 66, has worked on every Bond film since For Your Eyes Only (1981). On […]

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Danny Boyle confirms Bond 25 rumours

March 15th, 2018 by

Boyle says he is working on the script with John Hodge and will direct the new Bond film if the script works out. Metro’s Gregory Wakeman asked Boyle about the rumours linking him to 007 while he attended a special screening of Trust, Boyle’s new show for FX, in New York. Boyle confirmed he is […]

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More evidence linking Danny Boyle to Bond 25

March 9th, 2018 by

Danny Boyle said to direct Bond 25 at the end of this year.  Danny Boyle is set to direct a film for Working Title this summer before taking the reigns of Bond 25 at the end of the year. That’s if a report by Baz Bamigboye for the Daily Mail is to be believed. We […]

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MI6 Confidential #44: Third time’s a charm

March 8th, 2018 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its forty-forth issue. As the clock ticked down to the new millennium, the nineteenth James Bond film, The World Is Not Enough, launched in cinemas. It was a point of reflection for many, and questions still hung in the air if 007 was […]

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New James Bond museum set to open in Austria this July

March 8th, 2018 by

It was revealed today that the new 007 museum in Sölden will open to the public on 12th July 2018. Sölden was chosen as the home of 007 Elements after the area was used for location filming in SPECTRE. The Ice Q restaurant located there doubled as the Hoffler Klinik, and several surrounding areas formed part of […]

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