James Bond News

Variety says Bond 25 release date likely to slip

April 19th, 2018 by

Bond 25 logo

“MGM announced last summer that it would open Bond 25 on Nov. 8, 2019, but it’s unlikely to do so.” That’s according to Variety in an article reporting the release date of Danny Boyle’s unnamed project for Working Title scripted by Richard Curtis. While Variety gives no indications as to why the proposed release date could […]

>> read article

MI6 Confidential #45: That’s detente, comrade

April 16th, 2018 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its forty-fifth issue. Bringing Bond back ‘down to earth’ after Moonraker did not mean there was any less at stake for Eon Productions’ 12th 007 adventure. They promoted action unit director and editor John Glen to the role of director, had to woo Sir […]

>> read article

Competition: Win an advance copy of Forever And A Day AND a night at the Savoy!

April 13th, 2018 by

Win an advance copy of Forever And A Day with a night at the Savoy Hotel. With the publication of Anthony Horowitz’s new James Bond novel just weeks away, Random House are running a competition with a great prize for fans of 007. It’s your chance to win an advance copy of Forever And A Day and […]

>> read article

Golden Gun actor Soon-Tek Oh dies aged 85

April 12th, 2018 by

Over the weekend we received the sad news that Soon-Tek Oh, who played Lieutenant Hip in The Man With The Golden Gun, died in Los Angeles on 4th April. He was 85. The actor, who was credited in The Man With The Golden Gun as Soon-Taik Oh, was a Korean-American actor best known for the voice […]

>> read article

Anthony Horowitz to talk about his new 007 novel at the Royal Festival Hall

April 11th, 2018 by

Continuation Bond novelist Anthony Horowitz will speak about his forthcoming book at an event at the Royal Festival Hall just days after it is published. Tickets are priced at between £15  and £35 and currently only available to Southbank Centre members. It is not known when the tickets will be opened up to the general public. […]

>> read article

Jaguar Land Rover announces partnership with new 007 museum in Austria

April 11th, 2018 by

The classic British car maker will be an official partner of 007 Elements. Jaguar Land Rover has a new mission with James Bond – a three-year partnership at the state-of-the-art interactive experience, 007 Elements in Sölden, Austria. Fittingly Jaguar Land Rover, whose cars have featured in Bond films since 1983, is now official partner to […]

>> read article

Official James Bond drinks book unveiled

April 6th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming Publications announces book on 007’s drinks to be published in September. We are delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming, which will be published by Mitchell Beazley (part of the Octopus Publishing Group) on 6th September. From the very first Bond novel, Casino Royale, in […]

>> read article

MGM reportedly using Bond rights to lure buyer

April 4th, 2018 by

Bond 25 logo

The Hollywood Reporter says MGM is levering 007 as the studio may be up for sale. MGM may be up for sale following the surprise ousting of CEO Gary Barber last month. According to The Hollywood Reporter, both domestic and international distribution remain up for grabs as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer tries to find a buyer. Previously it had […]

>> read article

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 […]

>> read article

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. […]

>> read article