James Bond News

Eon announces 60th anniversary events

July 28th, 2022 by

Three events planned in London to celebrate 60 years of cinematic 007. Eon Productions has announced three events scheduled for the autumn to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of Dr No’s release. These are a charity auction, a weekend of screenings and talks, and a concert of Bond music. Christie’s will hold a live auction […]

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MI6 Confidential #65: Digital Illusions

July 14th, 2022 by

Issue #65 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. It was back in 1995 with Pierce Brosnan’s debut outing in Goldeneye that CGI was first used in the James Bond series for a few select shots, most notably the gunbarrel. 25 years on and almost every frame in No Time […]

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Monty Norman dies at 94

July 11th, 2022 by

Monty Norman, who is credited as composer of the James Bond Theme, has died. Yesterday Monty Norman’s official website announced that the musician and composer had died after a short illness. Norman’s best known work is, of course, The James Bond Theme, instantly recognisable from just a few notes. He was signed to write the […]

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Barbara Broccoli: Bond 26 “at least” 2 years from shooting

June 30th, 2022 by

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Bond producer says no actor selected as new James Bond until key decisions made. As we reported yesterday, Tuesday night saw Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson receive their BFI Fellowships at Claridges in London. At the event Deadline spoke to Broccoli about progress on finding Daniel Craig’s replacement and the state of Bond 26. […]

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Bond producers receive BFI Fellowships

June 29th, 2022 by

Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson received award at BFI chair’s dinner last night. Last night Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson attended the British Film Institute chair’s dinner at Claridges in London. There they were awarded BFI Fellowships for their achievements and contribution to cinema, the highest honour bestowed by the BFI. Ahead of the […]

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Bond producers awarded CBEs by Prince William

June 27th, 2022 by

Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson receive award for services to film, drama, philanthropy and skills. James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson attended a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday. They were there to each receive the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) from Prince William on Friday. They […]

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MI6 Confidential #64: Behind the scenes with the second unit

June 21st, 2022 by

Issue #64 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. As dust settles on No Time to Die, some of the thematic choices remain divisive – but the artistry, passion, and precision that went into making this film is undeniable. Reflecting that, 007’s team has picked up several awards over the recent […]

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Paul Haggis arrested for sexual assault

June 20th, 2022 by

Filmmaker detailed by police while attending an arts festival in Italy. Filmmaker Paul Haggis was arrested by Italian police on Sunday, accused of sexual assault. The Canadian writer, producer and director is in Italy for Allora Fest, a new international festival of cinema, art and music which opens on Tuesday. Haggis contributed to the screenplays […]

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New James Bond cookbook published

May 31st, 2022 by

Double-O Dining: A James Bond Cookbook now available to purchase. Bond fans with a culinary bent will be thrilled by Edward Biddulph’s latest 007 cookbook, Double-O Dining, which incudes more than 100 recipes. Published by BearManor Media last week, the book as now available online from Amazon: Double-O Dining takes you on a culinary journey through […]

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Cary Fukunaga falls under MeToo spotlight accused of being sexual predator

May 24th, 2022 by

Director of Bond’s #MeToo metamorphosis accused of multiple misdemeanours.  No Time to Die is the first James Bond film to be released in the #MeToo era and made a point of steering clear of many of the elements that many found troublesome. At the time of the release of No Time to Die director Cary […]

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