Skyfall

Birthday of Ben Whishaw [1980]

October 14th, 2018 by

Ben Whishaw, who was introduced as gadget master Q in Daniel Craig’s third outing as 007, was born on 14th October 1980. Prior to Skyfall, Whishaw appeared in Layer Cake, also staring Daniel Craig and played Sebastian Flyte in a film adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, as well as a variety of other roles in film, […]

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Robert Wade [1962]

September 16th, 2018 by

Robert Wade, who with writing partner Neal Purvis has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in South Wales on 16th 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 on […]

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Neal Purvis [1961]

September 9th, 2018 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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Birthday of Eve Moneypenny actress Naomie Harris [1976]

September 6th, 2018 by

Naomie Harris, who first appeared in a Skyfall as Eve in Skyfall (later revealed to be Miss Moneypenny), was born in London on 6th September 1976. Photo: cropped from Naomie Harris by Liam Mendes. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Birthday of Helen McCrory from Skyfall [1968]

August 17th, 2018 by

Helen McCrory, who played Clair Dowar in Skyfall (2012), was born in London on 17th August 1968.

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Birthday of Sam Mendes [1965]

August 1st, 2018 by

Sam Mendes, who directed Skyfall and SPECTRE, was born in Reading on 1st August 1965. Mendes made his name directing stage productions, which he continues to do today, and in 1999 directed his first film, American Beauty. Since then he has directed Road to Perdition (2002) with Daniel Craig, Jarhead (2005), Revolutionary Road (2008) and Away We Go (2009), […]

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Birthday of Skyfall cinematographer Roger Deakins [1949]

May 24th, 2018 by

Roger Deakins whose work on Skyfall was widely acclaimed, was born on 24th May 1949 in Torquay. Having worked with Sam Mendes on  Jarhead and Revolutionary Road, he was invited by the director to work on the 23rd James Bond film. Skyfall was the first Bond film to be shot digitally.

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Birthday of Bérénice Marlohe from Skyfall [1979]

May 19th, 2018 by

Bérénice Marlohe, who played Sévérine in Skyfall was born in Paris on 19th May 1979.

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Birthday of Albert Finney from Skyfall [1936]

May 9th, 2018 by

Albert Finney, who played Kincade in Skyfall was born in Lancashire on 9th May 1936.

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Skyfall cinematographer wins Oscar for Blade Runner 2049

March 6th, 2018 by

Roger Deakins awarded Oscar for his work on Blade Runner 2049. Sunday night saw the ninetieth Academy Awards, better known throughout the world as the Oscars. Among those shortlisted for an award was Roger Deakins for his work on Blade Runner 2049. It is the fourteenth time he has been nominated, but until his year […]

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