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Eon bosses talk to Variety about the next James Bond

September 21st, 2022 by

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If there is any progress on Bond 26 it seems like it is moving at a snail’s pace. Variety has published an interview with Eon bosses Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson to coincide with them  receiving two Hollywood awards. Today they are due to leave hand and footprints at in the forecourt of the TCL […]

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The end of an era

September 9th, 2022 by

It’s strange to think that for the first time since James Bond first graced the pages of Casino Royale in 1953 the UK and Commonwealth no longer has Queen Elizabeth II as head of state. She became queen in 1952 after the death of her father, George VI,  while visiting Kenya with her husband, Prince […]

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World’s largest corn maze celebrates 60 years of big screen Bond

September 7th, 2022 by

Illinois farm’s 28 acre maze features five James Bond actors and an Aston Martin. Bond fans in Illinois looking for a unique, if not outright bizarre, way to celebrate six decades of cinematic James Bond can visit what is billed as the world’s largest corn maze at Richardson Farm. This year’s design celebrates 60 years […]

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Pinewood honours Sean Connery with new soundstage

September 5th, 2022 by

The Sean Connery Stage is one of five new soundstages planned for the studio’s expansion. Last week Pinewood Studios has announced they will name a new soundstage after the late Sir Sean Connery. The 18,000sq ft Sean Connery Stage is one of five new soundstages planned for the Pinewood Studios lot. A statement issued by […]

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New book by SFX Oscar winner John Richardson to be published in October

August 19th, 2022 by

Follow up to his previous book comes after lockdown house clear out unearthed new photos. In 2019, Oscar-winning special effects supremo John Richardson released his first book, the best-selling Making Movie Magic, which chronicled his remarkable career in the film industry. A year later, during a house clear-out as the country was stuck in a […]

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Bond 27 international distribution to be handled by Warner Bros

August 15th, 2022 by

While MGM’s forthcoming films will be distributed internationally by Warners, Bond 26 is excluded from the deal. MGM has announced that the Amazon owned studio’s international releases will be handled by Warner Bros. in place of Universal. However, the new arrangement excludes Bond 26, although Warners will handle Bond 27. According to Variety: MGM and […]

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Eon announces 60th anniversary events

July 28th, 2022 by

Three events planned in London to celebrate 60 years of cinematic 007. Eon Productions has announced three events scheduled for the autumn to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of Dr No’s release. These are a charity auction, a weekend of screenings and talks, and a concert of Bond music. Christie’s will hold a live auction […]

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MI6 Confidential #65: Digital Illusions

July 14th, 2022 by

Issue #65 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. It was back in 1995 with Pierce Brosnan’s debut outing in Goldeneye that CGI was first used in the James Bond series for a few select shots, most notably the gunbarrel. 25 years on and almost every frame in No Time […]

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Monty Norman dies at 94

July 11th, 2022 by

Monty Norman, who is credited as composer of the James Bond Theme, has died. Yesterday Monty Norman’s official website announced that the musician and composer had died after a short illness. Norman’s best known work is, of course, The James Bond Theme, instantly recognisable from just a few notes. He was signed to write the […]

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Barbara Broccoli: Bond 26 “at least” 2 years from shooting

June 30th, 2022 by

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Bond producer says no actor selected as new James Bond until key decisions made. As we reported yesterday, Tuesday night saw Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson receive their BFI Fellowships at Claridges in London. At the event Deadline spoke to Broccoli about progress on finding Daniel Craig’s replacement and the state of Bond 26. […]

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