James Bond News

Charity 007 screenings in memory of Roger Moore

May 26th, 2017 by

A series of special charity screenings in aid of UNICEF starts on 31st May in memory of Sir Roger Moore. Two of Moore’s Bond films will be screened at Odeon Cinemas in the UK, AMC Theatres in the US and Hoyts in Australia and New Zealand from 31st May 2017 with additional locations announced soon. Eon […]

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Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

May 23rd, 2017 by

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The family of Sir Roger Moore today announced that the much loved actor has died from cancer at the age of 89. Roger Moore was born on the 14th of October 1927 in the city of Stockwell London to Lillian and George Moore, a policeman. After completing his education at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, he moved […]

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Chris Cornell dead at 52

May 18th, 2017 by

Chris Cornell died suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday night at just 52, a representative announced. Cornell is best known to Bond fans for You Know My Name, the theme song to Casino Royale in 2006. Cornell is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as lead […]

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Casino Royale in concert at the Royal Albert Hall

May 17th, 2017 by

Casino Royale will be screened for the first time with the score performed live by a full symphony orchestra as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s ever popular Films in Concert series. This will be the first time an entire Bond score has ever officially been performed live, as the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra play […]

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Barbara Broccoli “not sure” when Bond 25 will start

May 11th, 2017 by

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Barbara Broccoli told other filmmakers attending a dinner in LA that she is “not sure” when the next Bond film will start shooting. A report in Page Six says that on Tuesday she attended a dinner at Chateau Marmont, describing Broccoli as “the blockbuster franchise’s prolific producer”. That’s prolific as in eight Bond films in 22 years […]

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Man With The Golden Gun stunt coordinator dies

May 11th, 2017 by

It was recently announced that Jay Milligan, stunt coordinator on The Man With The Golden Gun, died on 20th March. News of his death filtered in via a tribute video from the Erie County Fair, where he produced various derbies. Milligan was raised in South Buffalo as an adopted child. Early on he developed a deep passion […]

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Dave Bautista hopes to reprise Mr Hinx in Bond 25

April 26th, 2017 by

Mr Hinx actor hopes to return in Bond 25 but it may hinge of Daniel Craig returning as 007. Speaking at the European premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, Dave Bautista revealed he hopes to return as Mr Hinx in Bond 25. Speaking exclusively to Metro he said: Believe me we’re talking about it […]

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5 studios vie for Bond 25 distribution deal

April 20th, 2017 by

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MGM and Eon Productions actively seeking distribution partner for next James Bond film. MGM and Eon Productions are being pitched by five different studios, at least if a report in the New York Post is correct. The piece is based on information provided by five anonymous sources. The James Bond series is currently without a distribution […]

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Tim Pigott-Smith dies at 70

April 18th, 2017 by

Earlier in the month it was announced that actor Tim Pigott-Smith has died at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith played the Foreign Secretary in Quantum of Solace (2008), but his best known role was Ronald Merrick in 1984 television series The Jewel in the Crown. It earned him the 1985 British Academy Television Award for […]

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Sheriff JW Pepper actor Clifton James dies aged 96

April 18th, 2017 by

Over the Easter weekend we learnt the sad news of Clifton James’ death, the actor who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Roger Moore’s first two Bond movies.  He first appeared as Louisiana Sheriff JW Pepper in Live And Let Die (1973), when 007 outwits him and his men in a speedboat chase. The character proved to be […]

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