James Bond News

007 installation coming to Sölden this winter

July 26th, 2017 by

A new James Bond cinematic installation is coming soon to Sölden, the Austrian town where scenes from SPECTRE were shot. A unique James Bond cinematic installation will open this winter at the top of the Gaislachkogl Mountain next to the ICE Q Restaurant in Sölden. The iconic location was used in SPECTRE as the Hoffler […]

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Purvis & Wade talk Bond

January 25th, 2017 by

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Long-time Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade talked Bond in an interview about the forthcoming BBC drama SS-GB. The pair, who first joined the Bond family with Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and who were drafted in to address SPECTRE’s script problems, wrote the five-part mini-series based on Len Deighton’s 1976 novel. The book is […]

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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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Rare 007 posters in late November auction

November 7th, 2016 by

A collection of four posters featuring Sean Connery as 007 are to be auctioned later this month by Bonhams. The lot numbers for these posters are 819 (Dr No), 820 (Goldfinger), 821 (Thunderball) and 822 (From Russia With Love). The latter two are from Italy. Also up for auction are a Tom Ford suit worn […]

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Christoph Waltz unhappy with his portrayal of Blofeld

September 15th, 2016 by

Christoph Waltz was recently interviewed by German magazine Zeit-Magazin Mann. During the interview he expressed dissatisfaction with his portrayal of Blofeld. He also said he does not know if he will return in the role. “I cannot claim that I’ve really nailed Blofeld. Overall, it held water and was okay. But it wasn’t what I’ve been looking […]

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MI6 Confidential #35: Visual Effects

May 26th, 2016 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-fifth issue. Since the early days of digital animation, computer effects have been used to enhance or replicate elements on screen that were too costly or, frankly, too implausible to produce for real. Yet, Bond films have a worthy reputation […]

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MI6 Confidential #34: SPECTRE Around the World

March 28th, 2016 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-fourth issue. The multi-million dollar SPECTRE opened in cinemas late last year to a raft of expectation and a record-breaking first week at the box office. Although, as time would tell, the financial takings did not top its predecessor, the […]

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SPECTRE breaks $200M in US

March 22nd, 2016 by

This last weekend SPECTRE finally broke the $200 million barrier in North America. While that is well behind Skyfall’s $305 million box office an article in the Wall Street Journal looks at Sony’s decision to keep on playing the latest Bond film to finally break through the physiologically important $200 million ceiling.

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Take a 360º tour of Q’s SPECTRE workshop

March 4th, 2016 by

Click the play button to visit Q’s workshop then begin your tour by using the controls in the top left hand corner of the video to navigate.

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Sam Smith wins Oscar for SPECTRE theme song

February 29th, 2016 by

Last night SPECTRE became only the second James Bond film to pick up an Oscar for best original song. Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes won the Academy Award gong for Writing’s on the Wall three years after Adele won the award for Skyfall. The song is also the first ever Bond theme to make the number 1 spot […]

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