Bond 23 news

Ascot Racecourse Filming [MI6]

November 28th, 2011 by

According to out friends at MI6, night filming took place at Ascot last week, which is doubling for Shanghai International Airport. According to the article on MI6: Filming has been taking place at after dark for scenes set at night, presumably to help hide the racetrack outside. It is not clear if the image of […]

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Ben Whishaw to play Bond gadget geek Q [The Sun]

November 25th, 2011 by

According to a report in The Sun today Ben Whishaw, who was confirmed as joining the cast of Skyfall in a press release on November 3rd, is going to play Q in the new James Bond film. The lightweight article states: JAMES Bond will have a rival in the hunk department after rising star Ben […]

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New James Bond film to shoot scenes in Wharf [Wharf.co.uk]

November 24th, 2011 by

Location filming for Skyfall is due to take place at Canary Wharf over the next few weeks. According to the report on Wharf.co.uk (via MI6): Daniel Craig will reprise his role as the suave superspy in Skyfall, the 23rd film in the long-running movie franchise, and The Wharf can exclusively reveal that some scenes will […]

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Tabloids push Skyfall theme rumours

November 24th, 2011 by

The tabloids are having a field day with reports of who will perform the Skyfall theme song, with a report by The Sun that Noel Gallagher was scheduled to meet Michael G Wilson to being denied by the former Oasis star in a typically robust fashion on his blog. Weanwhile The Star is reports that […]

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Daniel Craig cuts a mysterious figure as James Bond filming Skyfall in London [Mail Online]

November 22nd, 2011 by

Locations filming on Skyfall continued in Trafalgar Square at the weekend, when Daniel Craig, still sporting a beard, appeared dressed rather more formally than previously. According to the Mail Online, where you can view photos: The star, Daniel Craig, who plays the secret agent, was snapped outside The National Gallery in a long dark coat […]

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For your highbrows only! Car and watch makers pay millions for plugs in Bond films… but for literary magazine it’s free [Mail Online]

November 20th, 2011 by

While the James Bond films are famous for the large product placement deals on the last few pictures, not every product that makes it onto the screen has a sponsorship deal attached. The owners of Lillet Blanc, for example, received an unexpected boost in demand for Kina Lillet when it was featured in Casino Royale. […]

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And after all …you’re my Thunderball [The Sun]

November 20th, 2011 by

Noel Gallagher is due to meet Michael G Wilson to discuss working on the Skyfall theme song according to an article published by British red top The Sun. The article quotes an unnamed source telling them that the ex-Oasis star will meet Wilson in Los Angeles, saying: “They’re going to talk about potentially writing and […]

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SkyFall: Day 10 shot from the set

November 19th, 2011 by

A photo from the set of SkyFall gives little away. Image courtesy the official James Bond Twitter account @007.

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Community shaken and stirred by 007 rejection [Press and Journal]

November 17th, 2011 by

Duntrune Castle, which had been mentioned by its owner as a shooting locations for the finale of Skyfall, may not be used after all. Press and Journal reports: The end scenes of Skyfall – starring actor Daniel Craig as the famous special agent – were due to be filmed at Duntrune Castle on Poltalloch Estate, […]

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A low blow for Naomie Harris [Daily Star]

November 9th, 2011 by

Naomie Harris, who was confirmed as having a role in Skyfall at last week’s press conference has been told to take voice lessons according to media reports today. According to the Daily Star, which broke the story: We’re told: “She has to lower her voice on camera because she has a very high-pitched, girly tone. […]

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