Barbara Broccoli

Eon announces Bond 25 release date and confirms writers

July 24th, 2017 by

Bond 25

This evening Eon Productions announced via the official 007 website the release date of the next James Bond film. The announcement confirms what was already expected. That rather than a three year gap between films, Bond 25 will be released a full four years after SPECTRE (2015). The US release is pegged at 8th November […]

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Eon to produce spy thriller, but what about Bond 25?

July 13th, 2017 by

Bond 25

Variety has reported that Eon Productions is to produce a spy thriller based a book by Mark Burnell. But what does that mean for Bond 25? According to yesterday’s article, indie studio IM Global is to finance The Rhythm Section based on the first of Burnell’s four Stephanie Patrick novels. Blake Lively is to star as the […]

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Birthday of Barbara Broccoli [1960]

June 18th, 2017 by

James Bond co-producer Barbara Broccoli was born in Los Angeles on 18th June 1960. The daughter of Cubby and Dana Broccoli is half-sister to Michael G Wilson with whom she shares co-producer credits on the recent James Bond films. The first Bond film she worked on was The Spy Who Loved Me, after which she […]

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Barbara Broccoli “not sure” when Bond 25 will start

May 11th, 2017 by

Bond 25

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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Rumour: Daniel Craig “just about persuaded” to return in Bond 25

April 4th, 2017 by

Bond 25

An article published by Page Six earlier today claims Barbara Broccoli has “just about persuaded Daniel Craig” to return for another James Bond movie. Although the report does seem plausible it is not confirmed. While Page Six may not prove to be reliable the article claims “multiple sources” have told them that Broccoli has made progress. She has […]

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Eon producing another non-Bond movie

February 8th, 2017 by

Bond 25

While Bond fans await even the tiniest hint of solid news about Bond 25 it has been revealed by Variety that the James Bond producers are currently involved in another non-Bond project. Nancy, directed by Christina Choe, is said to be a psychological thriller starring Andrea Riseborough with J Smith-Cameron, Ann Dowd, John Leguizamo and Steve Buscemi. According […]

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Podcast 003: Whatever happened to 2016?

December 15th, 2016 by

A look at what did and didn’t happen in the world of 007 during 2016, mainly focusing on Bond 25.

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Barbara Broccoli set to ask Daniel Craig back after Othello ends?

December 8th, 2016 by

Bond 25

A US website claims Barbara Broccoli produced Daniel Craig’s current stage run of Othello to entice him back for Bond 25. The article on Page Six, part of the NY Post network, quotes an unnamed source as saying Craig wants to “stretch his artistic muscles” and Broccoli did the play as a gift in order to […]

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Daniel Craig remains Eon’s first choice as 007

September 30th, 2016 by

Bond 25

Daniel Craig remains “absolutely the first choice” to play James Bond, according to an executive producer of the series speaking to BBC Radio 4 this morning. In the interview Callum McDougall said Eon Productions bosses Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson are “hoping for him to come back” in Bond 25, although when asked who the […]

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Barbara Broccoli appointed BAFTA’s Vice President for Film

April 4th, 2016 by

Today BAFTA announced that Barbara Broccoli has been appointed Vice President for Film. Following the recent appointment of Greg Dyke as BAFTA’s Vice President for Television, Barbara Broccoli will join Dyke in co-chairing BAFTA’s Council, supporting the Academy’s President, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, and assuming an ambassadorial role for the charity. Previous Vice Presidents […]

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