Pierce Brosnan announced as new James Bond [1994]

June 8th, 2019 by

On 8th June 1994 Pierce Brosnan was announced as the fifth actor to play James Bond in the long running series produced by Eon Productions. Following the release of Goldeneye (1995), Brosnan reprised the character three more times; in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002). Although […]

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Birthday of Izabella Scorupco from GoldenEye [1970]

June 4th, 2019 by

Izabella Scorupco, who played Natalya Simonova in GoldenEye, was born in Bialystok, Poland on 4th June 1970. Photo: “Izabella Scorupco 2013 (cropped)” by Film i väst. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of 007 actor Pierce Brosnan [1953]

May 16th, 2019 by

Pierce Brosnan, who starred as James Bond in a total of four films starting with Goldeneye (1995), was born in Ireland on 16th May 1953. Brosnan first caught Cubby Broccoli’s eye when he visited the set of For Your Eyes Only with his wife, Cassandra Harris, who played Countess Lisl von Shlaf in the film. When the […]

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New book looking at the impact of Goldeneye to be published in June

May 2nd, 2019 by

A new book that examines the impact of Pierce Brosnan’s first Bond film will be published in June. The World of Goldeneye: A Comprehensive Study On The Seventeenth James Bond Film And Its Legacy is due to be published on 8th June 2019 by Amazon Publishing. The book is by some time contributor to this […]

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Birthday of Sean Bean from Goldeneye [1959]

April 17th, 2019 by

Sean Bean, who played Alec Trevelyan in Goldeneye was born in Yorkshire on 17th April 1959. Photo: Sean Bean 2005 by Tony Shek. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Birthday of Robbie Coltrane from Goldeneye [1950]

March 30th, 2019 by

Robbie Coltrane, who played Valentin Zukovsky in Goldeneye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999), was born in Rutherglen in Scotland on 30th March 1950. Photo: Robbie Coltrane by clogdancer licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 .

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Birthday of Joe Don Baker [1936]

February 12th, 2019 by

Joe Don Baker, who is one of the handful of actors to have appeared in more than one film playing different roles, was born in Texas in 12th February 1936. Often appearing in television roles, his first major film was Cool Hand Luke (1967) with Paul Newman. He got the role of Brad Whitaker in The Living Daylights […]

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Birthday of Alan Cumming from Goldeneye [1965]

January 27th, 2019 by

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming, who played Boris Grishenko in Goldeneye (1995), was born on 27th January 1965 in the Scottish town of Aberfeldy.

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Anniversary of UK release of Goldeneye [1995]

November 24th, 2018 by

Goldeneye went on UK general release on November 24th 1995. Pierce Brosnan’s 007 début ended a four year drought of Bond movies after a legal dispute between Cubby Broccoli and MGM/Pathé.

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Anniversary of UK première of Goldeneye [1995]

November 22nd, 2018 by

The UK première of Goldeneye took place at the Odeon Leicester Square on 22nd November 1995 with Prince Charles in attendance.

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