Bond 25

Eon Productions in Abu Dhabi visit

December 20th, 2016 by

Eon Productions’ co-producer Andrew Noakes visited Abu Dhabi last week in what is described as a showcase tour. Noakes joined producers from Disney and Universal Studios in a five day tour hosted by the Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC). In recent years the Emirate has seen a number of big film projects, such as Star Wars: The […]

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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

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 speaks: no decision yet on Bond 25

October 8th, 2016 by

Last night Daniel Craig was interviewed on stage by Nicholas Schmidle for the New Yorker Festival. And during the 90 minute chat about his career the conversation inevitably turned towards 007.  Sporting a bleach blond look for his current role in Lucky Logan, Craig indicated that he certainly hasn’t yet quit the role. Concerning Bond 25 […]

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Daniel Craig remains Eon’s first choice as 007

September 30th, 2016 by

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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Rumour: Guy Ritchie in talks to direct Bond 25

September 19th, 2016 by

A story in The Mirror claims that Guy Ritchie is the front runner to direct Bond 25. The article, written by Simon Boyle and published on Saturday, claims that Ritchie has flown to Los Angeles to meet Eon Productions’ co-boss Michael G Wilson. The article quotes the usual unnamed source as saying: “Guy has moved […]

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TV show not to preclude Daniel Craig from Bond 25

August 12th, 2016 by

This week saw Twitter light up after the first hint of real news about Bond 25 surfaced on Deadline Hollywood. Asked about whether Daniel Craig’s involvement in TV series Purity would exclude him from filming another entry in the Bond franchise, Showtime CEO David Nevins said: “It depends when they do the next James Bond […]

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Conflicting reports about Daniel Craig’s 007 future

June 20th, 2016 by

Barbara Broccoli has ditched Daniel Craig according The Book Bond, citing an unnamed trusted source who has been “right before”. The site mentioned that the producers want to gain back the control the handed over to Craig by making him co-producer on SPECTRE. 007 Magazine adds that Tom Hiddleston was screen tested about a month ago […]

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Daniel Craig’s schedule and Bond 25

June 3rd, 2016 by

Despite what you might have read elsewhere, Daniel Craig has not quit James Bond. But that’s not to say he’ll definitely do Bond 25 either. He has committed to a number of other projects though. So while he may currently be pondering his options – or simply waiting to see if the Bond 25 script is any […]

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Sam Mendes is done with Bond & says next 007 actor will be unexpected

May 30th, 2016 by

Saturday saw director Sam Mendes gave a talk at the Hay Festival in which he spoke about his experiences of working on stage and screen. And part of that was about directing the two most recent Bond films. Mendes has worked in both theatre and film and won best director Oscar for American Beauty (1999), his […]

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