Purvis & Wade

Purvis & Wade reported to have rejoined Bond 25

September 14th, 2018 by

Baz Bamigboye say regular Bond scribes are back at work on the next Bond film. Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been brought back in to develop their screen treatment for Bond 25, according to Bamigboye. He cites “a Hollywood executive close to the production” for his information. To recap the situation, Purvis and Wade worked […]

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Eon announces Bond 25 release date and confirms writers

July 24th, 2017 by

This evening Eon Productions announced via the official 007 website the release date of the next James Bond film. The announcement confirms what was already expected. That rather than a three year gap between films, Bond 25 will be released a full four years after SPECTRE (2015). The US release is pegged at 8th November […]

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Purvis & Wade talk Bond

January 25th, 2017 by

Long-time Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade talked Bond in an interview about the forthcoming BBC drama SS-GB. The pair, who first joined the Bond family with Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and who were drafted in to address SPECTRE’s script problems, wrote the five-part mini-series based on Len Deighton’s 1976 novel. The book is […]

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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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Are Purvis & Wade back? Bond 24 script crisis reportedly delays filming

June 27th, 2014 by

Screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade are on board Bond 24 and filming is delayed until December, if a report by the Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye is to be believed. He also says that Sam Mendes and his team have started scouting for locations. Bamigboye turned out to be right on the money with a […]

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Profile of screenwriter John Logan

February 22nd, 2011 by

We previously profiled regular Bond screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who – it was announced by EON Productions in January – will be sharing the Bond 23 credits with a newcomer to the series, John Logan. Logan has penned a wide variety of movies, demonstrating a flair for science fiction with ‘Star Trek Nemesis’ […]

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What’s next for MGM?

November 17th, 2009 by

Variety published an article on Sunday regarding the survival struggling studio MGM, crippled by $3.7 billion debt. The studio is currently is the early stages of being auctioned off, with debt repayments suspended for now and one possibility that MGM is broken up and its assets – including the James Bond back catalogue – are […]

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Peter Morgan to share Bond 23 writing duty with Purvis & Wade

June 14th, 2009 by

Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions Ltd and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures have announced on Friday that Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Quantum of Solace, Casino Royale) will be the screenwriters of the 23rd James Bond adventure. Daniel Craig will reprise his role as Ian Fleming’s James Bond […]

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