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New 007: Road to a Million trailer released as contestants revealed

October 24th, 2023 by

The nine pairs taking part in Prime Video’s upcoming Bond-inspired adventure series 007: Road To A Million were announced yesterday. All pairs are in with a chance of winning a life-changing £1,000,000. The new full series trailer provides a greater glimpse at what’s to come. From emergency nurses and retired police officers to a married […]

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Bond 26 not even started

October 21st, 2023 by

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Ahead of the release of the new 007-themed TV show, Road to a Million, Barbara Broccoli says no work has yet been done on Bond 26. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Barbara Broccoli, the producer behind the James Bond franchise, shared insights into the post-Daniel Craig era. The interview primarily focused on a […]

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Christopher Nolan opens up about directing James Bond

July 21st, 2023 by

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In a recent interview with Josh Horowitz’s Happy Sad Confused podcast to promote Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan spoke about the possibility of directing Bond 26. Nolan has long been a fan of the Bond franchise, and he has said that he would be “honoured” to direct a Bond film: The Bond films are very specific in […]

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Strike action by writers and actors likely to delay Bond 26

July 15th, 2023 by

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Disruption to movie industry due to walkout likely to have ramifications for Bond 26. The ongoing writers strike and the recent addition of actors to the strike could well delay the production of Bond 26. The strike began on May 2, 2023, and has put a halt to all writing for film and television. On […]

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Limited Edition: Roger Moore’s 007 Diaries commemorates Live and Let Die’s 50th anniversary

June 28th, 2023 by

Special limited edition of The 007 Diaries due out in October. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film Live and Let Die, The History Press and Rooksmoor Press are collaborating on a special edition of The 007 Diaries by Roger Moore. Originally published in 1973 to coincide with the film’s release, Moore […]

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Martin Campbell says Bond 26 is “a year or two away”

June 25th, 2023 by

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Casino Royale director talks to the Express about timelines and casting on Bond 26. Martin Campbell, the director of GoldenEye and Casino Royale, has discussed the timeline for the next 007 movie and the possibility of introducing a new actor to play the iconic role. Campbell revealed that the next Bond film is still at […]

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Man With The Golden Gun stunt coordinator dies

May 11th, 2017 by

It was recently announced that Jay Milligan, stunt coordinator on The Man With The Golden Gun, died on 20th March. News of his death filtered in via a tribute video from the Erie County Fair, where he produced various derbies. Milligan was raised in South Buffalo as an adopted child. Early on he developed a deep passion […]

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Over £136,000 Raised in NSPCC Goldfinger Auction

September 18th, 2014 by

The 50th Anniversary Goldfinger auction raised over £136,000 online for the NSPCC when it closed yesterday. A large chunk of that figure was a £55,000 one third scale replica of 007’s Aston Martin DB5. A 18k yellow gold Omega Seamaster wristwatch also sold for £70,000. Other charity items included a signed Goldfinger poster and soundtrack, […]

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Goldinger 50th anniversary auction

September 9th, 2014 by

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger Christie’s is organizing an online auction of James Bond and Goldfinger memorabilia. The auction runs from the 8th to the 17th of September and includes the following items: A first edition of Goldfinger book by Ian Fleming. A British cinema poster with a Goldfinger LP record signed by Shirley […]

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Classic James Bond Returns to the Big Screen in Glasgow

September 7th, 2014 by

The Glasgow Film Theatre will bring Sean Connery back to the big screen in his iconic role of James Bond with a showing of From Russia With Love on Wednesday 10th September at 17:30. Dr. Melvyn Stokes, a noted film historian, will introduce the film and lead a discussion about 1960’s cinema following the showing. […]

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007 audio books now available in the US and Canada.

September 5th, 2014 by

The complete set of James Bond audio books, previously available in the UK, is now available for purchase in the US and Canada. Also see our article on the James Bond audio books here Narrated by Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Kenneth Branagh, and others, this set is an unabridged recording that was […]

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Ian Fleming features at the Henley Literary Festival

September 5th, 2014 by

October’s Henley Literary Festival will see two events celebrating the work and life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Held at Henley-on-Thames, the festival will celebrate the role Jamaica played in the creation of the 007 stories and mark 50 years of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang illustrator John Burningham will explain […]

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Skyfall DVD/Blu-Ray goes straight to top of UK charts

February 28th, 2013 by

Since being released on DVD and Blu-Ray last week in the UK, Skyfall has sold nearly 2 million copies according to the Official Charts Company. A total of 1.986 million copies were sold in the first week, representing 45% of all DVD/Blu-Ray sales, of which 544,000 were sold on the high definition Blu-Ray format, giving […]

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Adele to Perform Skyfall at Oscars

January 25th, 2013 by

It has been confirmed that Adele will perform Skyfall at the Oscars, as had been rumoured. The song has been nominated form Best Original Song and the Oscars ceremony will be the first time the singer has performed it live since giving birth. She previously attended the Golden Globes, where she was awarded the trophy […]

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$5.1 Million opening day for Skyfall in China

January 23rd, 2013 by

Skyfall added another $5.1 million to its box office receipts in Chine on Monday when it went on general release its last remaining major territory, 14% ahead of The Dark Knight Rises. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sony sources say that films that open on Monday, such as the latest Bond and Batman movies, usually […]

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Lord Mountbatten`s James Bond-style pen gun now on auction

January 19th, 2013 by

A gold plated pen that hides a secret pistol given to Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India, is set to be auctioned in March in by Holt’s Auctioneers of London. It was given to Mountbatten, the uncle of the Duke of Edinburgh, by the Maharaja of Jodhpur in 1948 and is expected to raise […]

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Skyfall premieres in China with cuts

January 17th, 2013 by

Skyfall finally premiered in China on Wednesday, the last major territory for it to conquer. According to a report in Hollywood Reporter the film has a number of cuts, including – for some reason – the removal of the scene that shows Ola Rapace’s character shooting a security guard in the lobby of a Shanghai […]

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Thomas Newman deserves an Oscar for Skyfall according to Slate

January 16th, 2013 by

Thomas Newman deserves to win an Oscar for his Skyfall score, according to Slate. I’d argue that David Arnold is the sound of the modern Bond films and Newman was a mistake for Skyfall; just listen to the sweeping theme of Casino Royale, while Arnold’s score for Quantum of Solace is one of the few […]

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Skyfall receives Film of the Year nomination at British Film Awards

January 16th, 2013 by

Skyfall has been nominated Film of the Year in the Evening Standard British Film Awards. The lack of nominations in any major category at the Oscars and other awards has disappointed many commentators, so this may make up for some of that. The latest Bond film  is up against independent films Sightseers and Berberian Sound […]

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007 to be celebrated at Oscars

January 5th, 2013 by

A sequence celebrating 50 years of James Bond on the big screen is to be televised during the Oscars show, according to a press release published on the Oscars website. The press release gives little else away, other than nominations being announced on January 10th, with the award ceremony on February 24th. Of course, this […]

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