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Ben Whishaw in the dark about Bond 25 [Updated]

January 17th, 2018 by

The new Q knows as little as we do about Bond 25. I shared this story of Facebook recently, but if you’re not following The James Bond Dossier’s Facebook page (and why not?) this one may have slipped by you. Ben Whishaw spoke to Metro US earlier this month, while promoting Paddington 2. Whishaw provides the […]

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Take a 360º tour of Q’s SPECTRE workshop

March 4th, 2016 by

Click the play button to visit Q’s workshop then begin your tour by using the controls in the top left hand corner of the video to navigate.

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Ben Whishaw seen filming in London at weekend

February 16th, 2015 by

NOTE: Since this story was published I’ve been told the shoot had nothing to do with SPECTRE and Whishaw was filming a BBC drama called London Spy. Thanks to Ben Whishaw News on Twitter. Ben Whishaw, who plays Q in SPECTRE, was spotted filming on Vauxhall Bridge this weekend, just days before the first unit is […]

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Ben Whishaw unveils new sound stage at Pinewood

December 5th, 2013 by

Ben Whishaw, the actor who played Q in Skyfall and is expected to reprise the role in Bond 24, today unveiled Pinewood’s latest sound stage, aptly named the Q-Stage. Construction of the 30,000 square foot stage was completed at the end of September and will be used for both film and TV produtions. Source: Pinewood […]

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Ben Whishaw unsure of Bond 24 timeline

May 14th, 2013 by

Speaking at the BAFTA Television Awards on Sunday Q actor Ben Whishaw mentioned, when asked about his future plans, that he had thought that Bond 24 would start shooting at the end of the year, but is long longer certain, saying “I’ve heard some things but I can’t share”. While Sony had been pushing for […]

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Skyfall: where is it all heading?

May 25th, 2012 by

Back in October I made 23 short videos about “Bond 23” as Skyfall was known back then. In the videos I discussed what I’d like to see in the new film and what I’d prefer for the filmmakers to avoid. Now that the first teaser trailer has been released and filming is approaching a close, […]

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Ben Whishaw

November 30th, 2011 by

During the Skyfall press conference at the beginning of November it was confirmed that Ben Whishaw had been signed in an unspecified role. After speculation in the press it was confirmed by his agent that he would play Q in the new movie.

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Ben Whishaw to play Bond gadget geek Q [The Sun]

November 25th, 2011 by

According to a report in The Sun today Ben Whishaw, who was confirmed as joining the cast of Skyfall in a press release on November 3rd, is going to play Q in the new James Bond film. The lightweight article states: JAMES Bond will have a rival in the hunk department after rising star Ben […]

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Guns of James Bond – the Walther PPK

September 11th, 2009 by

In Dr No – both the novel and the film – James Bond is met with orders from the armourer to hand over his Beretta .25 semi-automatic. In its place he recommends switching to the Walther PPK, a 7.65 mm semi-automatic pistol “with a delivery like a brick through a plate glass window.” While Bond […]

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