Skyfall News

Purvis & Wade talk Bond

January 25th, 2017 by

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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Sony cuts Daniel Craig out of $5M+ SPECTRE payday?

April 22nd, 2015 by

While a number of revelations were made about Sony Pictures, films projects, talent and studio executives following the Sony hack last year, Wikileaks’ decision to host the hacked emails means the media is once again able to go through the metaphorical trash digging for dirt. Yesterday the Mirror published an story, which has been widely repeated, that […]

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Sam Mendes speaks about Skyfall and Bond 24

July 11th, 2014 by

Sam Mendes attended an event at Windsor Castle on Tuesday night organised by Films Without Borders, in which he spoke about how the Olympics changed his approach to editing Skyfall, as well as Bond 24. Interviewed by Films Without Borders supporter Prince Edward, Mendes spoke about his first experience of Bond in Live And Let […]

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John Logan talks to Empire about Skyfall and Bond 24

June 3rd, 2014 by

The latest issue of Empire Magazine looks at the 301 greatest movies of all time, placing Skyfall in 45th place. Empire spoke to John Logan about his involvement in the Bond films, describing Skyfall as “the best time I’ve ever had working on a movie” and saying that he had wanted to be true to Ian Fleming’s […]

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Skyfall picks up Grammy Awards for soundtrack and title song

January 27th, 2014 by

Last night saw the Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles, the annual ceremony to recogise outstanding achievement in the music industry. Althout it seems forever since Skyfall was on our screens, the 23rd James Bond film still managed to pick up two more awards for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Thomas Newman) and […]

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John Logan speaks briefly about Skyfall and Bond 24

January 18th, 2014 by

Skyfall and Bond 24 screenwriter John Logan has spoken briefly about the next James Bond film while on a press tour for forthcoming TV show Penny Dreadful. Apart from saying that he can’t reveal too much (no surprise there), he told IGN that he hopes to build on the work done on Skyfall in updating […]

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Adele awarded MBE at the Palace

December 20th, 2013 by

Skyfall singer Adele was yesterday awarded an MBE at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales made the award for services to music (which since she is a singer amounts to showing up for work). She has enjoyed massive success with her first two albums and knocked Madonna off her pedestal for the the […]

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Skyfall special effects specialist awarded BAFTA for lifetime contribution

December 6th, 2013 by

Steve Begg has recently received a BAFTA award for lifetime contribution to the craft. Having entered the industry from school, in his 31 years in the industry he has worked on special visual effects for blockbusters that include Skyfall and Batman. His work on Skyfall included the shot of Silva, played by Javier Bardem, removing […]

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Skyfall suit to be auctioned this week

November 30th, 2013 by

Auction house Christie’s is to offer a suit worn by Daniel Craig in Skyfall as part of an online only auction of items from film and music. The auction, titled Pop Culture, will feature 100 lots that include costumes and props, as well as photos, original artwork and other items and expected to range in […]

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