James Bond News

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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Danny Boyle opens up to Esquire about his departure from Bond 25

May 13th, 2022 by

The Trainspotting director talks about how the producers lost confidence in his vision for Bond. We recently reported on comments made by Danny Boyle’s long term writing partner, John Hodge, regarding their sudden exit from the 25th James Bond film back in August 2018. Now Danny Boyle has broken his silence. In an interview with […]

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Deciding new James Bond will “take some time” says Barbara Broccoli

May 2nd, 2022 by

Bond producer confirms they need to think about direction of the series after Daniel Craig’s departure. Thursday night saw a new production of Macbeth finally open on Broadway with Daniel Craig in the title role. Last month some preview performances were cancelled due to Craig and other cast members going down with covid. One of […]

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Resignations at MGM

April 28th, 2022 by

All change at the top as Amazon absorbs the studio. For many the announcement in March that Amazon had finally closed the deal to buy MGM felt like closure. Parties to the deal had been waiting on the competition regulators in Europe and the US since May last year. The buyout was confirmed after Europe […]

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No Time to Die coming to Amazon Prime Video on Friday in UK

April 14th, 2022 by

With Amazon finalising its purchase of MGM last month it can be little surprise to see the James Bond films available to stream on Amazon ‘s Prime Video streaming platform. In the UK Amazon Prime subscribers will get all 25 Eon Bond films from Good Friday, including No Time to Die. Subscribers get free delivery […]

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John Hodge talks about his exit from Bond 25

April 4th, 2022 by

Writer discretely talks about his time on the 25th James Bond film and his departure with Danny Boyle. Danny Boyle’s long time writing partner is John Hodge, whose six part adaptation of The Ipcress File directed by James Watkins is currently showing on Britain’s ITV. Back at the beginning of March Hodge spoke to The […]

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Daniel Craig tests positive for Covid

April 4th, 2022 by

Previews of the Scottish Play with Daniel Craig cancelled until end of week. A number of preview performances of Daniel Craig’s 15 week Broadway run of Macbeth have been cancelled due to Covid-19. It demonstrates that even with high vacination rates the pandemic is still far from being over. Several cast and crew, including Daniel […]

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And the winner is: No Time to Die at the Oscars

March 28th, 2022 by

No Time to Die picked up one award out of three nominations in an award ceremony that acknowledged the 60th anniversary of the series. Last night saw the 94th Academy Awards take place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Perhaps what this year’s ceremony will be remembered by many for the moment when Will […]

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Amazon green lights new 007 series

March 25th, 2022 by

It’s not exactly what anyone was expecting from MGM’s new owner. When it comes to releasing bad news, with 007 at least it seems to always land on a Friday. And so it is today, when something that sounds like a gag for April Fool’s Day is revealed by Variety. Prepare yourself… this is a […]

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New James Bond cookbook by Edward Biddulph coming in May

March 21st, 2022 by

Forthcoming Bond cookbook includes 100 easy to follow recipes.  I first became aware of Edward Biddulph’s writing after buying his James Bond cookbook Licence to Cook a few months before my own The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond was published. As well as Bond’s drink my primary interests have always been his […]

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