MGM reportedly using Bond rights to lure buyer

April 4th, 2018 by

The Hollywood Reporter says MGM is levering 007 as the studio may be up for sale. MGM may be up for sale following the surprise ousting of CEO Gary Barber last month. According to The Hollywood Reporter, both domestic and international distribution remain up for grabs as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer tries to find a buyer. Previously it had […]

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Naomie Harris uses Sony products in new ad [Video]

September 14th, 2015 by

Sony’s new advert features Miss Moneypenny delivering brand new technologies that have been ‘Made for Bond’. Set against a backdrop of London’s iconic Southbank, Miss Moneypenny uses Sony’s RX100 IV camera to capture super slow motion surveillance of the bad guys, before a chase unfolds as she tries to deliver Bond’s Xperia smartphone.

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Sony to lose 007 after SPECTRE?

June 4th, 2015 by

Earlier this week Variety  broke a story claiming that after SPECTRE the James Bond series may move from Sony to another studio. Sony has co-funded and distributed the films since Casino Royale, initially under a two picture deal with MGM, which was later extended.  Variety says insiders believe the close relationship between MGM boss Gary Barber and Kevin […]

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Sony cuts Daniel Craig out of $5M+ SPECTRE payday?

April 22nd, 2015 by

While a number of revelations were made about Sony Pictures, films projects, talent and studio executives following the Sony hack last year, Wikileaks’ decision to host the hacked emails means the media is once again able to go through the metaphorical trash digging for dirt. Yesterday the Mirror published an story, which has been widely repeated, that […]

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SPECTRE script undergoing major revisions (No Spoilers)

December 13th, 2014 by

According to Hollywood Reporter, emails leaked in the successful hack on Sony’s network reveal that the script for SPECTRE was being worked on by Purvis and Wade throughout November and major revisions are still underway. How mega budget films can go into production without a solid script always surprises me and I just hope this isn’t […]

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Hacked Sony emails reveal SPECTRE budget cut

December 11th, 2014 by

The recent hacking of Sony’s computer network and subsequent upload of terabytes of information mirrors the actions of Silva in Skyfall, but while the consequences are unlikely to directly cause any fatalities there are certainly some red faces. Many of the leaked documents have been scoured by the world’s press, where the true feelings of […]

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007 Producers to adapt Edward Snowden book for screen

May 15th, 2014 by

James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson are to produce a film based on Glenn Greenwald’s book about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, currently exiled in Russia. The rights to No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State have been picked up by Sony, with the 007 producers’ involvement. Thanks […]

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Skyfall helps boost Sony into profitability

May 10th, 2013 by

Sony posted its first annual profit in five years, it was announced on Wednesday, helped in part by the massive success of Skyfall. Profits were pegged at $458 million for the year ending March 31st compared with a loss of $5.7 billion the previous year. The turnaround in Sony’s fortunes have come about from the […]

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Sony releases Skyfall tie-in ad

October 3rd, 2012 by

Sony is the latest official partner of Skyfall to release a TV ad featuring Daniel Craig as 007. You can watch the YouTube video above.

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O2 to offer Sony Xperia T with Skyfall packaging this month

September 12th, 2012 by

Bond fans in the UK will be able to purchase the phone used by Daniel Craig in Skyfall, the Sony Xperia T, exclusively from mobile operator O2 later this month. The phone, which O2 is selling it with exclusive James Bond packaging as “The Bond Phone”. It will also be loaded witha 007 ringtone, images from Skyfall and […]

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