Neal Purvis

Birthday of 007 screenwriter Neal Purvis [1961]

September 9th, 2017 by

Neal Purvis, who with writing partner Robert Wade has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in the United Kingdom on 9th September 1961. Following their work on Skyfall it was announced that the screen writing duo were retiring from the Bond films. However, they were hired to work […]

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Go ahead for Bond 24 to start shoot at end of year

August 1st, 2014 by

Baz Bamigboye has repored in the Daily Mail this morning that Bond 24 has finally got the green light to start shooting in late November/early December following a script revamp by long term Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. The pair were brought in to reword John Logan’s script after Sam Mendes and Daniel […]

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A profile of screenwriters Purvis and Wade

February 7th, 2011 by

When the release date of Bond 23 was announced in January, it was also confirmed that Neal Purvis and Robert Wade would reprise their role as screenwriters for the next Bond movie, as well as new blood in the form of John Logan, responsible for writing ‘The Last Samurai’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘The Aviator’. Bond 23 […]

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Skyfall

June 13th, 2010 by

A mission in Turkey goes badly wrong after a hard disc containing details of MI6 agents falls into the hands of a gun for hire. While attempting to retrieve the disc James Bond goes missing, presumed dead. In fact he has gone to ground while trying to exorcise his demons and coming to terms with […]

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