Behind the scenes in Mexico City

April 10th, 2015 by

  These images aren’t quite new as they were released after Easter on the website, but here are the latest four photos from SPECTRE. All are in Mexico City, where the first unit was recently shooting, with the three below shoing various aspects of the Day of the Dead parade specially recreated for the film. […]

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Conflicting reports on the economic impact of SPECTRE on Mexico City

April 3rd, 2015 by

SPECTRE is costing businesses in Mexico City millions of dollars in lost revenue as streets are blocked and malls closed, with filming “bleeding local business owners dry” to the tune of $24 million according to this report, which goes on to say producers are paying businesses up to $130 a day for the inconvenience. Local officials […]

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Behind the scenes of SPECTRE in Mexico City today [VIDEO]

March 26th, 2015 by

The video above was taken today in Mexico City by a follower of The James Bond Dossier. You can check out his YouTube channel here.

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Grupo Vidanta invests millions in SPECTRE to promote Mexican tourism

March 24th, 2015 by

Mexico-based Grupo Vidanta, one of the largest developers of luxury resorts and tourism infrastructure in Latin America, announced their contribution to the filming of SPECTRE, currently shooting in Mexico City, although no exact figure has been specified. In conjunction with Interjet Airlines and the Mexico Tourism Board Grupo Vidanta works to attract premier tourism projects such as […]

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SPECTRE clapperboard: Skeleton Crew in Mexico City

March 21st, 2015 by

The latest clapperboard photo from the SPECTRE set has been released today on social media.

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Exclusive: photos from SPECTRE shoot in Mexico City [spoilers]

March 21st, 2015 by

I was there at Tacuba street where the parade started to get ready for the shoot by 8 am to meet a woman whose daughter was one of the extras. The casting was made a month ago according to her, and for the extras they had around 10 calls for shooting. The casting was made […]

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SPECTRE moves to Mexico

March 20th, 2015 by

The official 007 website has just been updated with photos from the press conference in Mexico City on Wednesday, where Michael G Wilson and Mexican Bond Girl Stephanie Sigman, who plays Estrella, appeared. In a statement issued by Wilson and co-producer half-sister Barbara Broccoli there said: “For the opening of SPECTRE, we are filming an exciting sequence […]

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SPECTRE closes central streets in Mexico City

March 18th, 2015 by

As SPECTRE moves to Mexico City, several streets in the centre of the city gave will be closed in order to allow the film-makers to get on with their job. According to CNN, sections of Donceles, Filomeno Mata, Héroes de 57,  Callejón de Condessa and Tacuba will be closed from 19th March to 24th, while Plaza de Constitución and roads […]

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SPECTRE press conference scheduled for Wednesday in Mexico

March 17th, 2015 by

Following the locations shoots in Austria and Rome, this week sees the main unit of SPECTRE arrive in Mexico City for several weeks of filming. According to our friends at MI6 a press conference is scheduled for Wednesday with Michael G Wilson and recently announced signing Stephanie Sigman, who plays Mexican Bond Girl Estrella, so […]

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SPECTRE script rewritten to seal $20M Mexico tax break

March 14th, 2015 by

Mexican authorities asked for changes to the SPECTRE script in exchange for up to $20 million in tax incentives, according to the website Tax Analysts, citing memos leaked during last year’s Sony hack. The Mexico government requested several elements rewritten and the casting of a known Mexican actress in one of the roles; it has recently been […]

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