In conversation with Being James Bond

August 31st, 2019 by

I recently spoke to Joe Darlington for his Being James Bond podcast. Last Sunday I spent an hour chatting with Joe Darlington about my introduction to James Bond as a kid and all things 007. It was fun to record and, especially as it’s a podcast I’ve listened to for more than a decade.Listen above […]

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No Time to Die: Aston Martin DB5 in Matera [video]

August 29th, 2019 by

The second unit for No Time to Die arrived in the Italian town of Matera mid-August 2019 for a shoot expected to last until the third week of September. Some of the first scenes shot were a car chase involving an Aston Martin DB5 (at least a replica with a BMW engine and carbon fibre […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0022: Mr White’s Banana

August 28th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. What’s in a name? We welcome Joseph Darlington, Head of Section at Being James Bond, to the panel as we discuss the Bond 25 title drop ‘No Time To Die.’ Announced without much fanfare on an otherwise quiet Tuesday, […]

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Aston Martin DB5 in Matera [video]

August 22nd, 2019 by

One of the replica Aston Martin DB5s expected to be used in a stunt shoot for No Time to Die was on display yesterday in Matera’s Piazza San Pietro Caveoso. According to local media shooting is planned between 7am and 7pm in the city centre this Sunday, with the car used for test purposes ahead […]

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007 & Death: What’s in a Name?

August 22nd, 2019 by

Javier Trujillo considers the title of recently named No Time to Die. On 20 August, 2019, Eon Productions announced to the world that their latest 007 thriller would be called No Time to Die. Reactions have been fairly positive, although some have bemoaned the use of the world “die” once again. “Die” or “Death” is […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0021: Richard Burton’s Bar Tab

August 22nd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How much money does a Bond film really cost to make? With the news that one of Bond 25’s distribution partners Annapurna is having some money troubles, we dive deep into the murky waters of the business of the […]

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Bond 25 title finally revealed

August 20th, 2019 by

Eon Productions and MGM this afternoon revealed the title of the next James Bond film. From now on Bond 25 can be known as No Time to Die, which by coincidence I jokingly mentioned as a possible title in one of the recent James Bond & Friends podcasts. Do you love it, hate it or […]

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Aston Martins arrive in Italy ahead of Matera shoot

August 18th, 2019 by

A number of replica DB5s have arrived for stunt work in Bond 25. Italian local media reports that filming in Matera has been delayed by a week. Location filming for Bond 25 was due to start on 26th August but has, apparently, been delayed until the first week of September. In preparation for the stunt […]

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New book covering Pierce Brosnan’s days as 007 now available

August 16th, 2019 by

The Bond of the Millenium takes an in-depth look at Pierce Brosnan’s time as James Bond. The first time Pierce Brosnan went to the cinema, aged 11, he watched a James Bond film. At the age of 27, he married a James Bond girl. He had the chance of playing James Bond himself at the […]

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Bond 25: Work continues in Italy as photos of new set revealed

August 13th, 2019 by

Bond 25 crew reported to be working on multiple locations in Italian city of Matera. A new report in Italian media says Bond 25 will shoot in a total of 32 locations in southern Italy, where a total of a 400 crew members are currently working prior to cameras rolling on 26th August. As well […]

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