James Bond News

Naomie Harris awarded OBE

January 2nd, 2017 by

The Miss Moneypenny actress has been recognised for her services to drama in the New Year Honours List. Naomie Harris was one of several actors recognised in the New Year Honours List announced last week. Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and SPECTRE, is to be awarded an OBE for services to drama. Two […]

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MI6 Confidential 2017: special pre-order pricing now available

December 22nd, 2016 by

Sign up to receive all five issues of MI6 Confidential in 2017 and pay for just four.  Get 5 issues for the price of 4 when you pre-order MI6 Confidential MI6 Confidential is again offering readers the chance to snap up all five issues planned for 2017 for the price of four. The full colour magazine […]

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Eon Productions in Abu Dhabi visit

December 20th, 2016 by

Eon Productions’ co-producer Andrew Noakes visited Abu Dhabi last week in what is described as a showcase tour. Noakes joined producers from Disney and Universal Studios in a five day tour hosted by the Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC). In recent years the Emirate has seen a number of big film projects, such as Star Wars: The […]

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MI6 Confidential #38: Bond Girls Are Forever

December 15th, 2016 by

Issue number 38 of the full colour magazine dedicated to 007 is now available exclusively online. Bond girls are forever, but in the last two decades the 007 producers have shaken up the ‘Bond girl’ archetype significantly. Strong, independent and critical of Bond’s actions and motives are now the norm. But even this change hasn’t […]

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Barbara Broccoli set to ask Daniel Craig back after Othello ends?

December 8th, 2016 by

A US website claims Barbara Broccoli produced Daniel Craig’s current stage run of Othello to entice him back for Bond 25. The article on Page Six, part of the NY Post network, quotes an unnamed source as saying Craig wants to “stretch his artistic muscles” and Broccoli did the play as a gift in order to […]

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Thunderball on BBC Radio 4 this Saturday

December 8th, 2016 by

On Saturday BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a radio production of Thunderball, staring Toby Stephens as James Bond. Directed by Martin Jarvis, who also appears as Ian Fleming, and produced by Rosalind Ayres, the radio play will also feature Tom Conti as Largo, Alfred Molina as Blofeld and Janet Montgomery as Domino. Thunderball was Ian Fleming’s ninth James Bond […]

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Anthony Horowitz talks Bond on BBC Radio

December 8th, 2016 by

Anthony Horowitz spoke to the BBC this week about his second James Bond continuation novel, due out in 2018. Speaking on BBC Radio 5, Horowitz said he’ll write the book in 2017 and that he “sort of” has a plot, but no title. He also revealed he came up with a “killer” first line that […]

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Red Nemesis cover artwork revealed

December 1st, 2016 by

The cover artwork for Steve Cole’s next Young Bond novel was yesterday revealed by Ian Fleming publications on Twitter. Red Nemesis will be released on 4th May 2017 in hardback, paperback and ebook formats. According to the blurb on Amazon.co.uk: James is on home soil when he receives a package with a message from beyond the […]

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Mexico Tourism Board Announces Strategic Marketing Programme Targeting UK Growth

November 11th, 2016 by

Earlier this week the Mexico Tourism Board announced its strategic marketing plans to deliver high growth in the UK market. Its efforts will focus on expanding connectivity; strengthening industry partnerships; developing tourism products and destinations; increasing special promotions, and consumer-targeting programmes. The UK is the third largest market for Mexico’s tourism industry, with over 475,000 […]

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Your chance to taste Vespers made with genuine Kina Lillet at Casino Royale screening

November 10th, 2016 by

Your chance to try Vespers made to the original recipe with genuine Kina Lillet before sitting down to a screening of Casino Royale. Ian Fleming specified Kina Lillet in his first James Bond novel for the drink, and the same recipe was specified by Bond in the 2006 film version. The problem is that Kina Lillet […]

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