Mission Report: Goldeneye – the return

April 26th, 2024 by

Darryl Marsch reports on his second visit to Goldeneye Resort, from where he recently returned. Crescent moonlight reflected milkily off of my companion as she swam.  By day, the lagoon at Goldeneye sparkled like an aquamarine, but at midnight, its waters only faintly glinted like a shiny, black onyx.  My companion jackknifed her body under […]

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 3

June 15th, 2023 by

The third and final instalment from Darryl Marsch on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort.  Also see: part 1 and part 2 The next morning saw a typical James Bond breakfast of scrambled eggs and buttered toast. After which, our man, Oniel, collected us for a journey into Ocho Rios, where we arranged to ride […]

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 2

June 8th, 2023 by

The second instalment of Darryl Marsch’s report on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort.  Read part 1 of this series The next morning, we returned and breakfasted on ackee and salt fish, which may be the national dish of Jamaica. It was a favorite of Fleming’s, and I speculate so because it tastes of spicy […]

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Mission Report: Goldeneye – part 1

May 31st, 2023 by

Darryl Marsch reports on his recent assignment to Goldeneye Resort in Jamaica.  The Boeing 737-800 touched down at Sangster International Airport at precisely 2:17 p.m., local time. My eyes glanced away from the dark-brown dial of my Seamaster Diver and fixed on the azure-blue sky above Montego Bay that peeked between the airport’s boxy terminal […]

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Bond Fan Events announce Jamaica tour

February 11th, 2022 by

Walk in the steps of Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Daniel Craig in October tour. The 25th tour organised by Bond Fan Events is Own The Club Deux! (as in Goldfinger’s ironic remark, “Oh, nothing, Mister Bond. I own the club!”) The tours in Jamaica will include Ian Fleming’s World and GoldenEye Resort to celebrate […]

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MI6 Confidential #51: Home away from home

August 2nd, 2019 by

Issue #51 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. Bond 25 kicked off principal photography with a meet-the-cast style simulcast from the place where 007 was born: Fleming’s Goldeneye estate. The road to production for Bond 25 was rocky to say the least, but a strong, young cast and some […]

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🎥 Big Bond 25 action scene filmed in Jamaica [spoilers]

May 21st, 2019 by

Bond 25’s second unit keeping busy in Jamaica after the main unit returned to Pinewood. View this post on Instagram Klipp fra James Bond-innspilling på Jamaica, innsendt av @sailingwiththomas ⛵️💥 #jamaica #jamesbond #explosion A post shared by Filmweb (@filmweb_no) on May 21, 2019 at 1:01am PDT Filmweb Norway have uploaded video footage to their Instagram […]

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Daniel Craig on location in Jamaica as Bond 25 shoot begins

April 29th, 2019 by

The long awaited start of Bond 25 got underway in Jamaica on Sunday. After the livestream event last Thursday introducing the cast members for Bond 25, Sunday saw shooting finally begin in Port Antonio. The town is on the northeastern shore of Jamaica and about an hour from Kingston. To commemorate the start of principal […]

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Bond 25 cast and crew arrive in Jamaica

April 24th, 2019 by

Daniel Craig aboard jet that brought cast and crew to Kingston. Daniel Craig and Michael G Wilson were among Bond 25 cast and crew who touched down at Norman Manley International Airport in Jamaica yesterday aboard a chartered Airbus A340 arriving from London Stansted. However, instead of a long-anticipated press conference in which various details […]

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Producers to finalise Bond 25 Jamaica shoot in coming week?

March 30th, 2019 by

Jamaican government officials to travel to Pinewood to meet Bond 25 producers. Back in early March Baz Bamigboye reported that Bond 25 would shoot in Jamaica. In doing so he added weight to a rumour already doing the rounds based on reports that Greg Wilson had been seen there scouting locations. Jamaican daily The Gleaner yesterday […]

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