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Ian Fleming Publications announces new spin-off series centred around Q

July 16th, 2024 by

A book cover with a bold orange background, featuring a large white letter 'Q' with a magnifying glass inside it, titled "QUANTUM OF MENACE" from "THE Q MYSTERIES" series, with the author's name "VASEEM KHAN" at the bottom and a note "FINAL COVER TO BE REVEALED" in the upper right corner, placed against a wooden surface.

Bond’s literary guardians unveil the spinoff series no one has been waiting for. Ian Fleming Publications has announced a new crime series in collaboration with Zaffre, the flagship commercial fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK. This new series, titled The Q Mysteries, will centre around the iconic character Q from the James Bond films. The […]

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007 action exhibition set to dazzle Vienna

June 13th, 2024 by

A spectacular James Bond exhibition will launch in Vienna on 7th September 2024, featuring iconic vehicles, gadgets, and costumes. The highly anticipated 007 Action exhibition is set to open its doors at Vienna’s METAstadt convention centre on 7th September 2024. This expansive showcase spans 3,400 square meters, bringing together a remarkable collection of James Bond […]

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Bond producers to receive honorary Academy Awards

June 13th, 2024 by

A professional portrait of a woman and a man standing side by side against a gray background. The woman is on the left, with medium-length hair, wearing a black dress and a subtle necklace. The man is on the right, donning a navy suit, white shirt, and red tie, bearing a well-groomed white beard. They both appear solemn and confident.

Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli will be awarded the prestigious Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award by the Academy. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, the dynamic duo behind the James Bond film franchise, are set to receive the esteemed Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This […]

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Daniel Craig sets sights on Qatari investment for Othello passion project

June 7th, 2024 by

Daniel Craig seeks Gulf funding for his modern adaptation of Othello, blending his Bond legacy with new cinematic ambitions. Now he is a former James Bond, Daniel Craig is channelling his talents into an ambitious adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello. Set in an American military barracks in Iraq, this project sees Craig seeking financial backing from […]

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New 007 hardbacks celebrate Ian Fleming’s legacy with fresh designs

May 28th, 2024 by

Ian Fleming Publications announces the release of new hardback editions of all fourteen James Bond novels with artwork by Michael Gillette. In a fitting tribute to the creator of James Bond, Ian Fleming Publications has unveiled a project sure to thrill fans of the legendary spy. Marking Ian Fleming’s birthday today, the company has announced […]

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Bond icon Judi Dench reflects on vision loss after 6 decades in film

May 28th, 2024 by

Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench reflects on her legendary career as she copes with sight loss due to macular degeneration. Judi Dench, renowned for her role as M in the James Bond series, is celebrating her six-decade-long film career amid personal challenges. At 89, Dench continues to dazzle the industry with her resilience and talent, even […]

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Lana Del Rey reveals her rejected Bond theme for SPECTRE

May 27th, 2024 by

Artist says her song 24 was intended as the theme to SPECTRE. Lana Del Rey, the melancholic crooner known for hits like Video Games and Summertime Sadness, recently revealed that she had penned a James Bond theme song that was ultimately rejected. Speaking backstage at the Ivor Novello Awards in London, where she was honoured […]

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Scalextric unveils James Bond AMC Hornet from The Man with the Golden Gun

May 16th, 2024 by

New AMC Hornet slot car coincides with 50th anniversary of Roger Moore’s second outing as 007. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Man with the Golden Gun, Scalextric has announced the release of a James Bond AMC Hornet slot car. This highly detailed 1:32 scale model replicates the car from the iconic bridge jump scene, […]

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Limited edition On His Majesty’s Secret Service by Charlie Higson sells out in an hour

May 16th, 2024 by

IFP seem to have missed a fundraising opportunity with a special limited edition of Charlie Higson’s adult Bond adventure. Ian Fleming Publications (IFP) announced yesterday a special limited edition of Charlie Higson’s adult James Bond novel, On His Majesty’s Secret Service. This exclusive run of 200 signed paperback copies, featuring unique sprayed edges, was priced […]

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MI6 Confidential #72: Capturing the enchantment

May 7th, 2024 by

Issue #72 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. Ian Fleming penned hundreds of thousands of words about 007, but he wrote very few about the man himself, James Bond. Readers came to understand the character through his actions. This is made clear in the rather fleeting depictions of Bond’s life […]

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