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David Leigh

I've been a James Bond fan since I was 8 years old when I simultaneously read Casino Royale and bought an Corgi Aston Martin DB5. I've been running The James Bond Dossier under a variety of names since 2002, having settled on the current domain in 2004. Today there are a variety of authors contributing to the website and as well as writing articles and news items I act as editor. You can also find me on .

Website: https://www.thejamesbonddossier.com

Variety source confirms Phoebe Waller-Bridge working on Bond 25 script

April 18th, 2019 by

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Fleabag creator brought in to polish the script prior to shooting in late April. A new report has added weight to the reports that Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the latest writer to work on Bond 25’s script. According to Variety, the creator of Fleabag and Killing Eve has been brought in by filmmakers to polish the […]

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James Bond and Friends – Episode 006 (A Fish That Winks)

April 17th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available. What films are most indicative of each actor’s run at Bond? This episode of ‘James Bond & Friends’ is hosted by Paul Atkinson with guests David Leigh, Bill Koenig and James Page. With all quiet on the Bond 25 front, we assemble a panel […]

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Fleabag creator reportedly working on Bond 25

April 16th, 2019 by

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The Mail reports Phoebe Waller-Bridge is now working on the Bond 25 script. Over the weekend a number of papers reported that Phoebe Waller-Bridge is now onboard Bond 25, the latest in a string of writers to work on the script. The actress, writer, playwright and director is best known for Fleabag and Killing Eve. Curiously, […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 005 (Everybody Dies)

April 12th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available. What’s the deal with the ‘traditional’ Bond production press conference? This episode of ‘James Bond & Friends’ is hosted by Paul Atkinson with guests Mark O’Connell, David Leigh, Bill Koenig and James Page. We discuss the kind of Bond film we are hoping for […]

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Bond 25 director in Italy today

April 9th, 2019 by

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It seems like principal photography on Bond 25 is yet to start.  Following our recent report that Bond 25 will shoot in the Italian city of Matera for five weeks starting in August, evidence today emerged on Instagram that Cari Joji Fukunaga was in Italy today. View this post on Instagram It was an amazing […]

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Bond 25 in Italy for 5 week shoot starting August according to local media

April 8th, 2019 by

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Information emerges in Italy about summer filming schedule. This weekend saw members of the Bond 25 production team in Italy to inspect film locations, according to a local media report. Much of the article appears to be rehashed information from the UK tabloids, so handle with caution, but we previously reported Bond 25 was likely […]

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Nadja Regin dies at 87

April 8th, 2019 by

Serbian actress Nadja Regin, who appeared in two James Bond films with Sean Connery, has died aged 87. Regin acted in two James Bond films; From Russia with Love, as the mistress of Kerim Bey, and a smaller appearance in the pre-credit sequence of Goldfinger. She graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade and also […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 004 (Thai Boys)

April 3rd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available. What will happen to the series after Daniel Craig departs? This episode of ‘James Bond & Friends’ is hosted by James Page with guests Calvin Dyson, Mark O’Connell, and David Leigh. We chat about the possible options the series faces after Craig steps down […]

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Anniversary of death of 007 voice artist Robert Rietti [2015]

April 3rd, 2019 by

Robert Rietti, who dubbed the voices on a number of the early James Bond movies, died on 3rd April 2015 at the age of 92.

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Anniversary of ‘Zero Minus Ten’ by Raymond Benson in UK [1997]

April 3rd, 2019 by

Raymond Benson’s debut 007 novel Zero Minus Ten was published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton on 3rd April 1997.

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