James Bond News

MGM and Amazon in talks

February 1st, 2021 by

Forbes reports MGM has held exploratory talks with Amazon about a sale but hopes of $10 billion price tag are fading. A few days before Christmas we reported that MGM had begun the process of actively seeking a buyer after recruiting advisors Morgan Stanley and LionTree LLC. It came after the studio’s biggest shareholder, New […]

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Legendary stunt driver Rémy Julienne dies from covid

January 22nd, 2021 by

The 90 year old had been suffering from covid and died from complications caused by the disease. Rémy Julienne, who was responsible for the car stunts on six James Bond movies, sadly died in hospital yesterday after contracting covid-19 a fortnight ago. The French stunt driver reportedly performed stunts in no less than 1,400 films […]

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No Time to Die pushed back to October 2021

January 22nd, 2021 by

The widely anticipated delay was announced overnight. In a move that is unlikely to have surprised anyone the official 007 website and social media channels last night announced a further delay to No Time to Die. Without mentioning the covid-19 pandemic, the announcement on the website simply reads: No Time To Die will be released in […]

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Moke America announces special 007 edition electric cars

January 21st, 2021 by

Moke America announces partnership with Eon Productions as details of its first 007 edition electric car are revealed. When you think of James Bond’s cars the brand that is most likely to spring to mind is Aston Martin. If you’re more into the books then you may think of Bentley, while fans of Roger Moore’s […]

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New listings in 007 Store suggest No Time to Die set for further delay

January 15th, 2021 by

Items listed with autumn delivery suggest decision to delay No Time to Die has already been made. The official 007 Store has revealed three new additions to its line up. In doing so it has added weight to the near certain rumour that MGM and Eon Productions are about to announce No Time to Die […]

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Michael Apted dies aged 79

January 9th, 2021 by

The prolific director died at home in Los Angeles. After a string of big name losses in 2020, 2021 has started off much in the same way. At the beginning of the week came the news of Tanya Roberts’ death and the farce surrounding the announcement. Now we have learnt of the death of Michael […]

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Update: Tanya Roberts dies aged 65

January 6th, 2021 by

Tanya Roberts has died after collapsing on Christmas Eve. On Monday night Tanya Roberts, who played Stacey Sutton in A View to a Kill (1985), died in hospital after collapsing at home the day before Christmas. She was just 65. As well as her role in Roger Moore’s final outing as 007, she also had […]

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Dynamite announces new James Bond comic series

December 23rd, 2020 by

007 will team up with Blofeld in Dynamite’s forthcoming series Agent of SPECTRE. All bets are off in Dynamite’s hotly anticipated new James Bond series, Agent of SPECTRE, coming this March and written by Christos Gage. There’s a civil war brewing within the iconic nefarious organization of SPECTRE. A power-hungry rookie American member has her […]

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MGM actively seeking buyer

December 22nd, 2020 by

Studio has recruited advisors with value now pegged at $5.5 billion. Back in mid-October we reported that MGM’s largest shareholder, New York hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group, was under pressure to put the studio up for sale. That came following the decision to postpone the release of No Time to Die for a second time […]

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Peter Lamont dies aged 91

December 18th, 2020 by

Today we received the sad news of Peter Lamont’s death aged 91. Born in London in 1929, Peter Lamont began his movie career in 1947 as a draftsman. He continued in that role for many years, joining the Bond series on Goldfinger (1964) as draftsman. From Thunderball he worked as a set decorator, was promoted […]

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